Program Director - Global Women's Leadership Network
Giakoumopoulos has over 25 years of international experience working in 20 countries in western, central and eastern Europe. Her background includes managing European Union cross-border cooperation programs through consultancy work, membership recruitment for a national trade association, content development for print and digital media and directing career services at the American College of Thessaloniki, an educational organization in Northern Greece. Prior to joining World Council as the Corporate Communications Manager in 2017, she was part of the board communications team at the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank, an international finance institution, working with ministries of finance and foreign affairs, supporting economic development and regional cooperation in the Black Sea region.
In her role with GWLN since 2018, she is responsible for directing the professional development programming, expanding GWLN Sister Societies, and growing membership in the U.S. and internationally.
She is a member of the International Society of Female Professionals and the International Association of Business Communicators. She volunteers and serves as the president of the local chapter for the Ladies Philoptochos Society, Inc., the philanthropic arm of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
Giakoumopoulos holds a master’s degree in global marketing from the University of Liverpool and speaks Greek.