Here are a few excerpts of an article Ariana Huffington asked me to write for the Huffington Post earlier this year.
As a proud Greek-American, the fate of Greece is of immense concern to me. The complexities are beyond my grasp, and I have stopped even trying to intellectually understand the tragedy that has embraced the beloved country of my grandparents. I feel powerless to affect it in any meaningful way. Or at least I felt powerless until a moment on a very cold, very sunny December day in Boston.
That winter day, I attended the Massachusetts Conference for Women, where more than 8,000 of us, yes eight thousand, gathered together for one day, in one place, to be inspired, learn and lead together...
I wondered, how would Greek women solve the multitude of challenges that Greece is facing? What would they suggest be changed, be fixed, be stopped in order to secure the future of this beautiful corner of the world?