The Australian Federation of Pontian Association’s (AFPA) want to make sure their youth are being heard and in their effort to do so, their member associations have nominated five young women of Pontian heritage to tell their story.

The women will share their experiences growing up Pontian in Australia and their involvement and contribution to Pontian culture in their respective communities.

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“Pontian Women of Australia – A Celebration of Heritage” presentation will be streamed live online through the association’s Facebook page and hosted by Sophia Siachos.

The event also coincides with International Women’s Day, with this year’s theme “Choose to challenge”.

Make sure to pencil in Monday the 8 March at 7:00pm AEST so you don’t miss out on hearing Penny Papagiordanidis-Tsombanopoulos, Christina Tsiantoulas, Despina Theodoridis, Olga Antoniadis and Eleni Anastasiadou share their stories.