• Maria Kariki

    Marina Karpozilou

    Michalis Goudis

    Kleopatra Zoumbourli

    Sissy Alonistiotou

    George Lentzas

    Katerina Kamprani

    George Kargiotakis

    Giouli Kapouni

    Dimitris Giatas

    Kokkali Chrysa

  • Kokkali Chrysa from an early age she had an attraction for two things, dancing and mathematics. So she managed to combine them in a unique way in her life. Over the last ten years she has been dancing and tried many different styles such as Hip-Hop, Latin, Belly Dancing and Pole Dancing. Her basic occupation, however, is related to mathematics. Since 2012 She is a PhD candidate of the Laboratory of Biomathematics in Medical School, University of Thessaly.

    Dimitris Giatas (Eri-G) first contact with Hip-Hop was when he was 12 years old. At the age of 15 he enrolled in a dance school and two years later he started teaching in it. As a coach of Hip-Hop crews, he have achieved with his students to be on the podium of the winners in the biggest Hip-Hop competitions in Greece for seven consecutive years. Last and most important moment of his dancing career was the representation of Greece at the Hip Hop International World Championships in Phoenix, Arizona last August.

    Born in Piraeus, Greece. Studied Psychology in Panteion University, Athens, and Educational Psychology in Sheffield Hallam University, U.K.. Post graduate studies, MA in Psychology of Education, pursued in the Institute of Education, University of London. Trained in the Existential Approach and, during the last four years, in Body Psychotherapy. Specialised in parents/teachers counselling, professional orientation and dealing with learning difficulties. Member of the Greek Psychologists Association.Working privately as Parents’ Counsellor – Psychotherapist. Individuals’ emotional development has been central in her preoccupation.Organising training seminars for parents and teachers. Author of articles in various school journals as well as in a local newspaper (Piraeus).

    George Kargiotakis used to play with computers as a young boy. That's how he ended up messing daily with thousands of Linux servers, open source, networking, virtualization, security and privacy on the Internet. In his free time he takes part in open source projects and communities. He can be found either through his blog at https://void.gr or in the sea since he loves scuba diving.

    Katerina Kamprani studied architecture at the National Technical University of Athens from where she received her diploma in 2006. In 2008 she started a postgraduate program in Design of Products and Interactive Systems at the University of Aegean in an attempt to redefine her career. Her studies in industrial design were never completed and one year later she started her personal project, The Uncomfortable. Balancing humor, art and design, Katerina analyzes and redesigns everyday objects in order to make them inconvenient. The Uncomfortable images are a steady viral phenomenon on the internet since 2013, while also appearing in magazines worldwide and in commercial ad campaigns. The images have been used as educational materia l to help explain terms of design to children and students alike. In 2017 The Uncomfortable objects were manufactured as prototypes for Katerina's first solo exhibition at Zagreb Design Week.

    George Lentzas was born in 1990 in Thessaloniki where he studied at the Journalism and Mass Communication Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His diploma was about Documentary Filming and Production. He worked from 2012 to 2016 on the TV show of ALPHA TV '' WORLD PARTY '' on the posts of the Research / Editorial and Film Coordinator, while in 2016/2017 he presented the TV show “Sto Dromo” on 'ALPHA TV'.

    Sissy Alonistiotou studied Political Sciences at the Law School of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens. After her graduation and until 1986 she attended courses in electronic journalism at the "Art et Archeologie" Department at Paris University of Sorbonne. In 1987 she worked as a journalist and translator for the New Ecology magazine, while at the same time she taught Labor Law at Police Schools as an hourly lecturer. Since 1988 she has been working exclusively as a journalist. Until 1992 she was a permanent editor of TAHYDROMOS magazine at the Lambrakis Press Agency, while at the same time she worked as a freelancer with the ELLE magazine. Since 1992 she has worked for ELEFTHEROTYPIA and SUNDAY ELEFTHEROTYPIA newspapers, assuming positions of administrative and journalistic responsibility. She has established, created and directed TAXIDEVO travel magazine, E-Gourmet magazine and WE women's magazine. As Editor-in-Chief of the " SUNDAY ELEFTHEROTYPIA" newspaper she was chief content manager of the EPSILON magazine from the first day of its creation (1992) and later on she became Director of EPSILON. Since 2014 she writes in KATHIMERINI daily newspaper. She has been working with News & Media Literacy since 2012 and has established, created and directs the Journalists About Journalism Project on accessible at www.jaj.gr website. She also has established and created with Katerina Chrysanthopoulou and directs the «Media Literacy Institute» (www.mli.gr)

    Cleopatra Zoumbourli has graduated from the Department of Biological Applications & Technology of the University of Ioannina. She was further trained in Molecular Techniques at the Molecular Histopathology Laboratory at the University of Thessaly and then worked at a large Reference Laboratory in Athens. Since 2010, she has been a Scientific Adviser for the Medlab Group, where she has participated in several research projects on melanoma, in collaboration with the National Research Foundation and the University of Piraeus. She is a member of the “Medlabnews.gr-IatrikaNea Health Portal” editorial team since 2011, providing detailed, reliable and comprehensible medical information to millions of readers. She loves nature and she is an active animal rescue volunteer.

    Michalis Goudis was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. Upon completion of his studies on Journalism & Mass Communication at Aristotle University, he worked as a journalist for magazines, online media and radio stations in Greece. He has freelanced for numerous Greek and European Media, including the Greek daily KATHIMERINI, the German weekly DIE ZEIT, the Cultural Portal of Goethe Institut and the British magazine Songlines. Now based in Brussels and following a traineeship at the Press Unit of the European Parliament, he works as the Communications Director of the European Federation of Public, Cooperative and Social Housing, Housing Europe. Always interested in the ways the urban environment shapes us, Michalis is now back to school pursuing a Masters’ degree in Human Geography & Spatial Planning.

    Marina Karpozilou is a journalist and a freelance writer based in Thessaloniki. Since 2008 she has contributed to several well known magazines and big web sites. Her "Pink Kitten" (2016) has won the first price in the content “Silver Page”. Currently she is teaching a series of seminars on "Journalism: From theory to practice" which has attracted journalism students and graduates who are making their first attempts to get published. She is also a PhD candidate in the Department of Journalism and Mass Media Communication, at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, researching the use of New Technologies in the Syrian refugee flow.

    Graduate student of Psychology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with postgraduate studies concerning "gender issues" at the university of the Aegean.She’s been working as a psychologist since 2006. She participated in several European Programs that involved the provision of counseling support to vulnerable groups such as the elderly, people with special needs, abused women and children, the unemployed, etc. and also she has collaborated with the University of the Aegean in counseling and career guidance activities from the gender perspective and the University of Thessaly for the psychological support of foreign and repatriated students. From time to time she also works as a coordinator of "Parents' Schools" and finally, she’s also currently writing weekly in a local newspaper of Rhodes on daily psychology issues.