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Sofia Dragoti

Eleftheria-Sofia is passionate about science, photography and travelling as she believes that through them you can describe the philosophy behind life. Her curiosity early on encourages her to swim in the ocean of knowledge through music and reading but also to try to solve by her unique ways problems already existed in the society such as environmental pollution, accessibility and lack of education in new technologies. She wanted to answer these problems by the creation of several social enterprises and projects and by teaching in local community one of her biggest love; computer science. Her goals for his gap year are to follow her curiosity and passion into new discoveries, to explore Brazilian culture and traditions by being involved actively in the local community life and by that way to become a more active global citizen. She strongly believes in one of Plato's quotes: "Man: a being in search of meaning."

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How to create a "Final community project"

April 23, 2020

I think that all of us can take action towards problems around us. I don’t believe that a final community project is just a requirement for GCY fellows, but an important skill for the leaders of tomorrow. Whenever you are ( even in quarantine) if something annoys you, then take action for it! But what...

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What to pack for your gap year

January 29, 2020

Via Usually when you think what to pack for 8 months, your minds gets a little bit chaotic (Chaos(χάος) is a Greek word 😉 ) Via But it is simplest than you think! Believe me! Via Lets start with the basics.  1.You will take clothes that are comfortable ,you use and you like! (keep those 3...

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part of the only diary that i ever kept

December 7, 2019

Μέσω 7 September 2019  Dear Diary, today everyone is going to their host families. But my family was very close to the area that we were our first week here, so I went by car. Because I was waiting for everyone to leave I eat 2 times breakfast. I know its weird, but why not?...

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Ready to go, once more.

August 28, 2019

Μέσω Many people around me question my desitions strongly. “Why did you leave Greece for two years to go to Armenia? Why are you not going to college straight away?” And this discussion continues with many telling me “Sofia, you are 19 years old, it is already late”. “Is not !” I am answering, and...

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