CEO honoured among 300 women of influence!

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Published June 27 2024

Our CEO Tassia Michaleas has been recognised for her outstanding contribution and achievements in the community sector, in the bilingual book Greek Women of Influence.

Authored by Peter Andrinopoulos and published by The Society of Kalamata with support from the Victorian Government and Delphi Bank, the book highlights the impactful contributions of 300 women of Greek heritage from around the globe over the past two centuries.

The profiles include diverse fields including academia, allied health, the arts, armed forces, banking, education, engineering, entertainment, journalism, law, medicine, philanthropy, politics, science, sport, writing and more.

At Merri Health, we champion our highly diverse communities and workforce.

The book spotlights Tassia’s exceptional leadership in non-profit and community health since 1996, and her deep understanding of community health values, access and diversity issues.

I’m absolutely thrilled to be recognised for my work to create and deliver innovative health services to meet the needs of our diverse communities,” said Tassia Michaleas, CEO Merri Health.

Tassia is one of only 80 women from Australia profiled, alongside notable figures including Jenny Mikakos, former Victorian Minister for Health, journalist and academic Helen Kapalos, medical researcher Prof. Vasso Apostolopoulos, SBS journalist Dina Gerolymou, Good Shepherd CEO Stella Avramopoulos, actor and comedian Mary Coustas; and internationally acclaimed artists Maria Callas, Tina Fey, Betty White and more!

Tassia was presented a copy of the book at a recent event held by The Society of Kalamata. Congratulations Tassia!