Marilena holds a Bachelor in MBA and an MSc in International Marketing. Since 2013, she has been working as a Project Manager in European educational projects. She has been working in the University of Piraeus in Greece for five years as a Project Manager in the Department of International and European studies collaborating with the Representation Office of the European Union and the European Parliament in Greece. She is now among the 42 young experts of the AU-EU Youth Cooperation Hub (Education cluster) being responsible to develop, monitor and evaluate educational projects in Africa and Europe. She has lived abroad through studying and training opportunities, and she loves learning foreign languages.

Be positive and never stop trying.