Today with us is Ada Gianneskis, ACS Athens parent and elected member of the Board of Trustees of the school. Ms. Gianneskis is a marketing and communications executive with 20 years of experience and is currently the Communications Director of House Market SA (IKEA franchise for Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria).

Ms. Gianneskis has an MBA degree from Southern New Hampshire University, with specialization in sports marketing. She is also a member of the Corporate Responsibility Committee of the American Hellenic Chamber of Commerce.

With Ms. Gianneskis, we discuss:

  • Having difficult conversations with your children while cultivating their empathy
  • Trust as a family contract as children live through COVID
  • Parents responsibility to Learn what their children already know
  • Wearing two hats, when it comes to being involved in school governance
  • Students not Hiding behind the musts, as they consider their future
  • Following your true calling
  • How to highlight your work ethic in an interview
  • Taking a step back when deciding on graduate or post-grad studies; and
  • What makes a good communicator

Here's how to listen to the ACS Athens Owlcast and don't forget to subscribe or follow:

Apple Podcasts: Go to ACS Athens Owlcast on Apple Podcasts


Spotify: Go to ACS Athens Owlcast Podcast on Spotify


Amazon Music: Go to ACS Athens Owlcast Podcast on Amazon Music


Google Podcasts: Go to Google Podcasts, login to your Google Account, click "Add by RSS Feed" and paste the following URL in the field:



Happy listening!