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ATHENS – Many unsure of what they’d see when they got to Greece – saying they expected a country destitute and deprived – nearATHENS – Many unsure of what they’d see when they got to Greece – saying they expected a country destitute and deprived – nearly 1,000 businesswomen and political leaders converged for the 2012 Global Summit of Women and got started with a frank assessment of the country’s opportunities and its ills.

Yiannis Stournaras, the temporary Development Minister in a caretaker government that is serving only until critical June 17 elections that could determine whether Greece is forced out of the Eurozone and into predictions of chaos and collapse, told an audience at one of the opening events on May 31 that despite an economic crisis worsened by harsh austerity measures that, “Greece is full of talented people and entrepreneurs … we’re not very good at planning but we’re very talented.”

Stournaras is also head of the highly-regarded Foundationly 1,000 businesswomen and...