Maria Socratous

Maria focuses on both academia and drama. She holds a PhD in Management—her thesis was on gender discrimination and the impact of national culture—and a Diploma in Acting. She has been working as a Tourist Officer at the Cyprus Tourism Organisation’s Strategy department since 2007. She is also a part-time lecturer at the Cyprus Institute of Marketing (CIM), teaching Business Policy and Strategy. She’s a founding member and former president of the Young Business and Professional Women (YBPW) organisation, which is part of the Cyprus Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW), whose aim is to bring together female entrepreneurs and professional women aged 18 to 35. Maria also served as YBPW Europe Representative from 2014 to 2017 and is now a member of its Peace and Intercultural Taskforce. She has her own theatrical group "Cassandras", which is comprised of young women who want multiply women’s voices through their work. Maria also offers mentoring to young people all over the world to help them fulfil their true potential.

Language(s): Greek, English

 

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