Cooperation between stakeholders, organizations, and individuals is what grants these initiatives pluralism. Social thematics and inspirational stories constitute the basic elements of the American Embassy’s library. The Eugenides Foundation hosted Eduact’s members, virtually presenting programs of technology, Behrakis foundation as well as the association ´Kids Save Lives’ were there to inform regarding health. Moreover, all the partners of the Robotics Championship FIRST® LEGO® League from around Greece were part of the seminars.
The awarding of the Robotics Competitions’ teams in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs was undoubtedly great momentum. In the ceremony, a greeting was addressed by a Greek Gold Olympian Ms.Voula Patoulidou, as the theme of the upcoming season is Sports. There, present was also actress Ms.Zeta Douka, Ambassador of Education Unlimited, who communicated in her own unique way the message that robotics is indeed for all and announced the theme of the new #GAMECHANGERS season. The Consulate General of the U.S., Mr. Gregory W. Pfleger, highlighted the value of the people that surround us, who essentially contribute in their own way to reaching our goals.
Moreover, guests from Pittsburgh, U.S.A. were the Seshan Brothers, Global Champions of First Lego League for 2018 who encouraged the teams to continue despite any hardship.
Lastly, a member of the National Robotics Team that represented us at the FIRST Global Challenge 2019 – DUBAI, Irini Tsatrafili, shared with us her experience from the Olympiad.