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Greece Affiliate

Year Established:  2016
Type: Geographical
Gathering: In-person
Languages: English
Contact: greece@figt.org
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  • disseminate the values of FIGT in Greece, in particular the international community there;;
  • to bring together representatives of the corporate, diplomatic, academic, religious and military sectors present in Greece to share their cross-cultural coping strategies;
  • to encourage the exchange of information between expatriates and professionals involved with global transitions;

  • continue the work of FIGT beyond its annual conference by meeting locally to support and educate professionals who work to improve the lives of families in global transition.

If you would like to learn more about FIGT GR activities or get invited to its events, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at greece@figt.org.


Vivian Chiona is the founder of Expat Nest (www.expatnest.com) which promotes the emotional well-being of expats, by offering online counselling services. Vivian is a psychologist with Masters degrees in both Child & Adolescent Psychology and Health Psychology. A multilingual bicultural and expat with family all over the world, Vivian herself feels most at home in the international community and is inspired by its diversity. 

Katia Vlachos is a cross-cultural adaptation writer, expat coach, and the author of A Great Move: Surviving and Thriving in Your Expat Assignment. She’s a researcher and policy analyst by training, with a Master’s from Harvard and a PhD from the RAND Corporation. A Greek by birth, she has lived in 8 cities, 7 countries and 3 continents – so far. Katia helps expatriates cope with many kinds of transitions, including international relocations, career change, reinvention and identity issues, as well as relationship challenges and breakdowns which result from a mobile lifestyle. She has a newsletter and free resources available for expatriates at www.katiavlachos.com.

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Contact the Greece Affiliate leadership team at greece@figt.org.

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