Nancy (Athanasia) Biska has extensive international experience and a deep understanding of diverse cultural and business practices. She has lived and worked in Greece, the U.K., and the U.S. Her academic credentials include a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Athens, a Master’s Degree in Communications from City University of London, and significant research credits in Doctoral Coursework and Publications.
She has devoted herself to furthering diachronic Pre-Socratic ideas and the culturally and historically rich Hellenic language in the U.S. Since 2002, she has served on the board of directors of various foundations to organize fundraising activities and programs, support education, and promote philanthropy and environmental awareness. She has coordinated several Pan-American, regional, and international symposiums on Hellenic Education on behalf of Greek-American organizations.
Through her television programs, she was the first person to inform the Hellenic American Community about the opportunity to initiate Charter Schools with Hellenic programs. She played an important role for their establishment to strengthen the endurance and survival of the Hellenic education and language in the U.S. In 2009, she established a cross-cultural program with fundraising endowments in Adelphi University. Since 2010, she has been a member of the Task Force for Developing Standards for the Modern Greek Language in the U.S.
She has broad and deep experience in Greek and Greek-American broadcast and print journalism, with outstanding credentials in all facets of creating, producing, and directing historical and cultural programming, special documentaries, and news programs. She began her media career as a journalist for the Athenian Daily Newspaper “Acropolis” in 1987. She moved to London in 1989 for post-graduate studies, working as a correspondent for the same newspaper and later became radio producer in the British Broadcasting Corporation, (B.B.C.). She returned to Greece in 1992 to join the leading TV station “Antenna”, simultaneously serving as a contributor, reporter, and managing editor for numerous professional publications. Mrs. Biska produced and hosted “Week in Review”, the first program of its kind that addressed Greeks in U.S. (American Public Channel 25 of New York, covering the Tri-state area of NY, NJ, and CT). She was a founding member of the first Greek Satellite TV Program. In July 2002, she moved to Antenna Satellite in New York as the Head of News Department – Producer and became Host of programming broadcast to Greek-American, Canadian and Australian audiences.
Today she is an adjunct professor in Adelphi University and St. John’s University, a contributing writer to a variety of publications and media sources, a ghost writer, and a Strategic Communications Consultant.