Maria Hatzinikolaki has graduated from the Department of French Literature & Civilization of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens and holds a MscEcon in Social Development Policy & Management from University of Wales Swansea. She has worked in the private sector as a business consultant in European Projects and since 2009 she is working in Together for Children NGO as Development & Communications Manager and as Director of Programs & Fundraising for the last 2 years. During her professional life Maria has planned and run several social programs focusing on the inclusion and relief of vulnerable populations in collaboration with public authorities and the private sector. Alongside her professional career Maria shares an profound interest in social entrepreneurship. In 2013 she was awarded by the Lilian Voudouris Foundation during the Start Up Live Athens contest for presenting LocArt, an original social business plan, focusing on empowering remote communities through local arts.
12:45 – 14:00
THE POWER OF COLABORATION