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Anastasia Roumelioti
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Anastasia Roumelioti is the Head of Marketing for the 100 year old British brand Hawes & Curtis. She is one of the few people in the world that have worked for both P&G and Unilever and has an MBA from Wharton School. She enjoys writing about leadership, entrepreneurship and other inspiring subjects that motivate people to make the world a better place.
Follow her on Twitter @anastarou.

Entries by Anastasia Roumelioti

The Silicon Heroes Are Coming

(0) Comments | Posted November 4, 2015 | 2:16 PM

Over the last three years, I have advocated about human rights, equality and people's biases and attribution of inability or unintelligence because of someone's race or sex. Another favorite topic that I have written about is entrepreneurship and the leadership that entrepreneurs exhibit in order to succeed against all odds....

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The Real Question for the Greeks: What Will Happen the Day After the Referendum?

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 6:22 PM

Today is Monday the 29th of July. I am writing this from London, the city where I have built my career and life upon graduating from business school. I am Greek and I am one of the thousands who has taken this opportunity to study and live abroad, as a...

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#Culturevist: Investing in Corporate Culture

(0) Comments | Posted June 6, 2014 | 6:49 AM

A few days ago, I had an interesting invitation to attend a meetup with the subject around corporate culture. After work, at 7pm, I headed towards Oxford Circus, at the ENGINE offices, where Matthew Partovi from Yammer hosted this type of meeting for the third time. The mission of #Culturevist...

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Startup Leadership Program: Experience From the Inside

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2014 | 3:40 AM

Last year, I used to be part of this privileged group of people that are called entrepreneurs and enjoy being their own boss. I was introduced to the Startup Leadership Program by a former fellow who encouraged me to apply by sharing with me her own experience.


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A NYLON Affair

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2013 | 10:34 AM

So, here I am, at an Italian café at London Heathrow terminal one, waiting for my flight to Greece. I arrived a couple of hours ago from New York and I managed to fit a mini vacations trip to my home country before going back to London to start my...

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Breakfast at the Magic Room of LVMH With Stacey Bendet and Wharton Baker Retail Center

(0) Comments | Posted June 17, 2013 | 3:14 PM

Stacey Bendet from Alice+Olivia Shared Her Secrets to the Baker Center's Alumni Breakfast in New York

I have been lucky in my life and the results of hard work brought me to Wharton School for my MBA studies. There, I took courses on luxury retail and I was involved with...

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Ambassador Gianna Angelopoulos on My Greek Drama and Leading By Example

(1) Comments | Posted June 11, 2013 | 1:55 PM

The first time I met Ambassador Gianna Angelopoulos, author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal best seller, My Greek Drama, was at her book presentation in New York organized by the National Hellenic Student Association. There, she inspired us all with her achievements...

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Reflecting on A&F's CEO and #Fitchthehomeless Campaign

(1) Comments | Posted May 16, 2013 | 12:41 PM

I just came across the #Fitchthehomeless anti-campaign with a social message for Abercrombie & Fitch. The company's CEO, Mike Jeffries, recently admitted that the brand is going after the "cool" kids, after being accused about not carrying XL or higher sizes for women, while having XL and XXL...

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Changing the World, One Mom at a Time

(1) Comments | Posted May 9, 2013 | 5:42 PM

The Mother's Day celebration takes place in May every year. This special day we reflect and show our gratitude to our mothers by acknowledging their unconditional love, their sacrifices and their contribution to our success.

I owe everything to my mom and I am not referring to my physical characteristics...

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What if... Movie Screening Premiere in New York

(0) Comments | Posted April 19, 2013 | 9:40 PM

On Thursday, I had the pleasure to watch the US premiere of the Greek movie What if... at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, followed by a Q&A session with Christopher Papakaliatis, director, writer and star of the movie.

I am writing about the film as a person...

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Early Stage Funding? More Like Fun-'dying'

(1) Comments | Posted April 8, 2013 | 5:52 PM

I started my company a few months ago and I have always been on guard for potential funding that would help me grow it faster. At the very early stage, I would pitch my idea to angel investors that were all asking me for a proof of concept and a...

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Finding Leaders in Unexpected Places: Instant Mom by Nia Vardalos

(0) Comments | Posted April 3, 2013 | 2:20 PM

Yesterday I went to an event organized by the Hudson Union Society and met Nia Vardalos, who presented her new book, Instant Mom. Nia Vardalos is an Academy Award- and Golden Globe-nominated actress and author of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, writer of Connie and Carla and I...

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Boosting Your Startup's Performance

(1) Comments | Posted March 18, 2013 | 3:47 PM

I was at an accelerators' presentation event last week, where a panel discussion with Murat Aktihanoglu (ER Accelerator), Mark Wachen (DreamIt Accelerator) and Kelly Hoey (Women Innovate Mobile Accelerator) took place. I have looked into the accelerators' scene in New York in the past very briefly, so this time I...

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Starting the Journey of Entrepreneurship

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2013 | 8:27 PM

I always wanted to start my own business, but I kept postponing it because it was never good "timing." I thought that I needed to learn more or make some extra money to put aside before I started. Now I realize that the "right time" never comes. This expression is...

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