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George M. Logothetis on Campus – Empowering Youth

The American College of Greece is honored to welcome, once again, on campus, Mr. George M. Logothetis, Chairman and CEO of the Libra Group, for a Q&A session on empowering youth.

George Logothetis is Chairman and CEO of the Libra Group, an international business which controls 30 subsidiaries operating across six continents. The group is focused on aviation, energy, finance and diversified, hospitality, real estate, and shipping.

Empowering young people is not simply the theme of the discussion to take place on September 30 at the Upper Level Library. The Libra Group was founded on the core values of integrity, respect and trust – principles that continue to drive the organization today, in business and beyond. As Mr. Logothetis says, “If you believe in people, you give them the oxygen of possibility,” an ethos embodied in the numerous Libra programs and initiatives which are broadly linked to the themes of community support and assisting people who have been denied or experience limited opportunity.

Since 2011 when Libra established its Internship Program, which has now expanded to take in over 120 interns each year, the group has been working with ACG to provide opportunities for students to work alongside industry professionals and discover the world of work through the eyes of an international business. These internships are fully supported and aim to give interns the best possible environment in which they can develop and hone many of the skills they will need for their future career.

The internship experience is providing a number of benefits for the students who participate, including networking, professional development opportunities and ultimately preparation for the workplace. The Libra Internship Program is exemplary and has been used as a template for many other major businesses in setting up their own scheme.

Join us at the Library for an engaging conversation that can motivate you as a student and inspire you as an emerging leader! Find out more about the event here.

George M. Logothetis at the 2016 Concordia  Summit