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Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki is a lawyer, former parliamentarian, ambassador of the Greek state, and best-selling author. Elected to the Athens Municipal Council in 1986 and the Greek Parliament in 1989, Angelopoulos resigned after her marriage to focus on family and business. In 1996, the prime minister appointed her to lead the country’s successful campaign to host the 2004 Olympic Games. Her memoir, My Greek Drama, was published by Greenleaf Book Group in May 2013, and became a top 10 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. In 2019, Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appointed her as president of the Greece 2021 Committee for the celebrations of the 200 years since the Greek Revolution and the birth of the modern Greek state. At Harvard Kennedy School, Angelopoulos is a member of the Dean’s Council and the Advisory Board of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government. A philanthropist to both Harvard and the namesake founder of the Angelopoulos CGIU Fellowship program, Angelopoulos has three grown children and four grandchildren.