The 7 steps that made Diversity in the Workplace what it is today.

The 7 steps that made Diversity in the Workplace what it is today.

2017 was the year when Generation 2.0 RED decided to work more thoroughly on the equal inclusion of people in the Greek labour market. Consequently, with the support of the International Rescue Committee and through the program “Facilitating access to work for Vulnerable Populations in Athens”, Diversity in the Workplace became the official action of the organisation regarding D&I issues. In 2020, the activity was […]

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The philosophy of sustainability and “zero waste” in fashion

The philosophy of sustainability and “zero waste” in fashion

The impact of the increasing demand in the fashion industry  both on the environment and on humans is irreversible, and therefore sustainability is becoming a major priority.  3QUARTERS is a store with handmade bags, located in the centre of Athens, which  we visited on Friday 13th of August. The store was set up to fill in a specific gap in the Greek market: that of […]

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Online training on the basic principles of interpretation and translation.

Online training on the basic principles of interpretation and translation.

In the context of Pro Bono Trainings on technical skills for people of migrant background we organised our first online training, on Thursday 22 July 2021.  Our guest Dehab Zekaryas, Interpreter and Translator at EASO (European Asylum Support Office), presented and trained the participants on the basic principles of interpretation and translation in the humanitarian field. The training began with an introductory discussion regarding the […]

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The role and the essential skills of a Project/Team Manager & Development Consultant

The role and the essential skills of a Project/Team Manager & Development Consultant

  Catherine Klokkedal, a former Project/Team Manager & Development Consultant at a non-governmental organisation, spoke to us on Wednesday 14 July 2021, regarding her career and the skills developed through the aforementioned position. The Speech was part of the Employer’s Speech activity of the project “Equality Works” implemented under the Active citizens fund program.  Catherine shared, with the beneficiaries of the Career Counselling service, the […]

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Diversity in the Workplace at Shedia Home

Diversity in the Workplace at Shedia Home

  On Wednesday, June 15, 2021, Diversity in the Workplace had the honour to be hosted at the cafe-bar-restaurant Shedia Home, located in the heart of Athens. In the context of the Equality Works project, we collaborated with Shedia Home and organised an educational visit and an Upcycling training session, aiming at informing people of migrant background on the operation of business premises in Greece, […]

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What’s it like to work in Health Services in Greece?

What’s it like to work in Health Services in Greece?

  As part of the support and informative activities for people with immigrant or refugee background seeking employment, we organised another Employers’ Speech, with professionals specializing in a specific economic sector. On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, we had the pleasure to host Elshadai Beyene, a graduate of the Department of Nursing at the University of West Attica and a staff member of Evangelismos Athens General […]

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The ACCMR Digital Job Fair in Tourism and Hospitality was successfully held

The ACCMR Digital Job Fair in Tourism and Hospitality was successfully held

The ACCMR Digital Job Fair in Tourism and Hospitality, which took place on on May 14, the first day of Greece’s official opening for tourism, sent a message in favour of an open to diversity and dynamic labour market. The digital Job Fair, organized by the ACCMR Economic Empowerment/Livelihoods Committee | Municipality of Athens with the support of the International Organization for Migration and the Ministry […]

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How to look for a job position of an interpreter or cultural mediator?

How to look for a job position of an interpreter or cultural mediator?

The profession of an interpreter and cultural mediator is a role that comes to bridge the gap among people that speak different languages and come from different cultures. This does not only require language skills but cultural awareness as well. Connecting two worlds is an action full of challenges but also with its own unique beauty. In the frame of the speeches organized by Diversity […]

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Diversity and IT professions: How to start a career in Greece?

Diversity and IT professions: How to start a career in Greece?

The impressive progress of technology and the remote work have made the IT sector perhaps more popular than ever. Thus, under the support and information activities for people of migrant or refugee background, seeking work in Information Technology departments, Generation 2.0 RED hosted one more Employers’ Speech of Diversity in the Workplace, in the context of the project “Equality Works”, implemented under the Active citizens […]

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Diversity in the Workplace discusses with Teleperformance Greece

Diversity in the Workplace discusses with Teleperformance Greece

Diversity in the Workplace, an initiative of Generation 2.0 RED and activity of the “Equality Works” project implemented under the Active Citizens Fund program, brings together again employers and people of immigrant or refugee background, who are looking for work in various fields of employment in Greece, in an open dialogue about recruitment and job retention issues. Discussing with professionals from specific fields, interested parties […]

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