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Olympia Konstantinoudi (DEREE ’01) is now Customer Engagement Manager – E-Services -Global Transaction Banking CTS at Eurobank, where she has worked for close to ten years now.
Previously, Ms. Konstantinoudi worked as Content Manager for Eurobank’s Exportgate.gr in the Corporate Transaction banking sector, and prior to that as Deposits Product Manager in the Bank’s Retail Division. She has also worked as Product Manager in the marketing department at Sato Group for close to two years, and in the marketing & public relations department at Theasis SA. Early in her career, Ms. Konstantinoudi interned with Attikon Metro in its marketing & public relations department, with Eurobank’s marketing department, as well as in the Treasury Department at Hypo Vereinsbank.
Throughout her career, the DEREE alumna has participated in assignments that received a number of awards and honors, including “The Innovators 2015 by Global Finance,” where Eurobank Exportgate was listed among the most innovative banks and fintech companies in treasury and transaction services, and the “Gold Effie Award” at the Effie Awards in July 2014, for the most effective marketing communication campaign in its category.
Ms. Konstantinoudi earned her BA from DEREE, double majoring in Marketing Management and International Business in 2001, and then her MA in Marketing from Kingston University in London.
Kyriaki Kasabalis (PIERCE ’05) is a Masters of Architecture in Urban Design Candidate at Harvard University and a designer in New York. Her research investigates patterns of extreme urbanism and the role of infrastructure in the structural transformation of urban ecologies. At the Harvard Graduate School of Design she holds the Onassis Foundation Fellowship and is a Teaching Assistant at the Urban Design Department, as well as a Research Assistant for the Waste to Energy Lab.
She received a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University in 2010, where she was awarded the Thesis Prize for her work titled “Architecture of Delete: An Experiment in Spatial Creation through Selective Deletion”. In 2011, she served as a Teaching Associate at Cornell University where she co-taught undergraduate design studios and a lead a digital fabrication seminar. The same year, for her proposal titled “UP: Re inventing the double life of Utopia”, she received the Robert Eidlitz Traveling Fellowship with Darius Woo. As an Eidlitz Fellow she travelled abroad for a three-month period, visiting five countries and eight cities to investigate patterns of extreme vertical urbanism. In summer of 2013, she received an honorable mention with Yehre Suh at the International competition “Rethink Athens” for her proposal “Towards a New Urban Center” and later that fall, at the age of 25, she was invited to teach a graduate-level architecture studio as a Visiting Critic at Cornell University.
She has worked at distinguished international architecture offices, including Weiss/Manfredi and Richard Meier and Partners in New York City, where she engaged in the design and delivery of a number of projects ranging from larger scale design proposals to residential projects. Recent work includes Tulane Commons in New Orleans, Teacher’s Village Workforce Housing in New Jersey, Xin-Yi Residential Tower in Taiwan and the Hyundai Hotel Gyeongpodae in South Korea.
Among her many awards, grants and fellowships are:
Dean’s Merit Scholarship (2014-2015)
Hellenic Harvard Foundation Fellowship (2014)
Winner of ACADIA Competition titled LIFE in:formation: Responsive Technologies and Variation in Architecture (2011)
Thesis Prize: Charles Goodwin Memorial Medal for exceptional merit in thesis of architecture (2010)
William Moos Jr. Scholarship (2008)
Ioannis Oikonomidis (DEREE ’06) is now Sales and Recruitment Coordinator at ManpowerGroup Greece from Human Resources Consultant and previously Sales Project Leader with the same company for close to five years.
Mr. Oikonomidis has also worked for LR Health & Beauty Systems GmbH, Novelty Networks, CSC Hellas, Concert Productions Ltd, and Contacta Communications.
He earned his BSc in Marketing from DEREE in 2006.