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Greeks share stories of the people and experiences that have grounded them in who they are today. Join Brigette on this journey to learn more about the Greek heritage and to find shared meaning in the stories told, whether you're Greek or not.

Grounded in Greek Brigette (Scobas) Morgan

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Greeks share stories of the people and experiences that have grounded them in who they are today. Join Brigette on this journey to learn more about the Greek heritage and to find shared meaning in the stories told, whether you're Greek or not.

    Grounded in Learning and Sharing Stories with Brigette (Scobas) Morgan, the Host

    Grounded in Learning and Sharing Stories with Brigette (Scobas) Morgan, the Host

    Brigette (Scobas) Morgan, the podcast’s host, answers questions submitted by guests for Season 3's last episode. 


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    • 28 min
    Grounded in Brain-Friendly Language Learning with Konstantinos Vlachos

    Grounded in Brain-Friendly Language Learning with Konstantinos Vlachos

    Konstantinos Vlachos is a linguist, Ph.D. candidate, and the CEO of Glossonauts, a company that offers customized online lessons for people of all ages interested in learning Greek. Glossonauts teaches a brain-friendly methodology to learn Greek, called Suggestopedia. Konstantinos discusses where we’ve gone wrong with teaching all languages, how we can learn more easily, and how his passion’s origin is incorporated in what he does today.

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    www.glossonauts.com
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    • 41 min
    Grounded in Rekindled Love with Georgia and Nick Kandris

    Grounded in Rekindled Love with Georgia and Nick Kandris

    Georgia and Nick Kandris have been married for almost 15 years, but have known one another for 50 years. They dated in the early 1970s, but went their separate ways. This episode is about rekindled love and goes through their journey: being young in the same hometown, branching off and individually wading through life’s ups and downs, marrying other people, and then reconnecting decades later. They share how they reconnected and then ended up marrying one another in 2008. They are the host’s aunt/noná (godmother) and uncle. Georgia was featured on Season 1 with her brother. 
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    • 44 min
    Grounded in Philanthropy with Georgette Boulegeris

    Grounded in Philanthropy with Georgette Boulegeris

    Georgette Boulegeris is the Grand President of the Daughters of Penelope organization, one that was started in 1929 by women who immigrated from Greece to the United States. It’s rooted in promoting Hellenism, Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, Family and Individual Excellence. Georgette shares why she wanted to lead the large organization at this time and what she brings to her presidency, from her Greek background and past in education.

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    • 37 min
    Grounded in Photography with Platon

    Grounded in Photography with Platon

    Platon is a photographer who has captured numerous portraits of famous individuals including Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, Mark Zuckerberg, and Adele. He’s won countless awards and shot for many international publications including Rolling Stone, the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, Esquire, GQ, Sunday Times Magazine, and Time magazine. He’s published four books, teamed up with Human Rights Watch, founded the non-profit foundation, The People's Portfolio, and is featured in the Netflix documentary, Abstract: The Art of Design. Brigette and Platon talk about Greek values and dive deep into empathy and democracy, including how those are interwoven in their work. 
    Website: platonphoto.com


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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Grounded in Ocean Conservation with Giovanni Prete

    Grounded in Ocean Conservation with Giovanni Prete

    Giovanni Prete is the All for Blue Greek NGO social media manager and founder and leader of the Corfu (Kerkyra) team of the organization. All for Blue’s mission is to protect the seas and oceans through educational programs and experiential cleanup actions. Giovanni and Brigette talk about what’s the most common and craziest waste found through cleanups, facts on global warming/climate change, and how consumers can help protect our seas. Giovanni also shares how and why he was motivated to do this work. 
    Website: allforblue.org 
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    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Linda P Morgan ,

Grounded in Greek

Wonderful podcast, rich in Greek history and interviewees passionate about their experiences. I love the variety of topics too! Can’t wait to hear more. Great job Brigette!

billvernon ,

A delightful podcast!

I love listening to Grounded in Greek. Brigette is a great host and she always has interesting guests. I look forward to every episode!

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