Europe

Greek youth's dilemma

Updated 1456 GMT (2256 HKT) July 13, 2012
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Maria Papanagiotaki and Aristotle Skalizos, part of Greece's young professional class. They have been dating for more than two years but have different views on whether to stay in Greece or leave for opportunities elsewhere. Giorgos Moutafis/CNN
Marios- Aristotle Koulouris and Nick Skalizos both want to leave Greece and study abroad. But they also feel the pull of family and loyalty to their country, and want to help bring their homeland out of its crisis. Giorgos Moutafis/CNN
Christina Psarra, who works in policy at humanitarian organization Doctors of the World, studied at the London School of Economics but returned to Greece, she says, to feed her heart rather than mind. Giorgos Moutafis/CNN
George Stathopoulos, an investment banker, studied in London but returned to Greece, which he believes has the potential to use the crisis as an opportunity to create a vibrant European economy. Giorgos Moutafis/CNN