Sevasti-Sofia Anthopoulou

Sevasti-Sofia Anthopoulou is the person who developed her idea into the national project that WOMENTORS is today. She is an education expert, experienced in policy making, management, educational design, evaluation, teaching, training, counseling and mentoring. She has taught in primary, secondary and tertiary education. She has worked as a Research Assistant at the Georgia State University Department of Educational Policy Studies and as a Research Associate at the Athens University, at the University of Patras, at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, at the Aegean University, at the Greek Pedagogical Institute and at the Institute for Strategic and Developmental Studies. She has served as a Special Advisor to the Minister of Education of the Greek government and to the Secretary General for Lifelog Learning. She has been a member of various European Union Education Experts Groups and a National Representative of Greece in the European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education. She has worked on the National Action Plans for Social Inclusion and on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and has participated in their presentation before the European Commission and the UN. She has served as a member in the BoDs of national bodies and/or organizations concerned with educational policy. She has worked as a project manager on educational research projects run by Greek universities and prominent welfare foundations. She has served as manager of the national Network of School Innovation and has inspired and designed various projects that were proven to be effective, with high impact on the participants and stakeholders. She has published several papers and articles on educational policy issues. Some of her work is being taught at the Greek Open University graduate training program on educational administration. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the Athens University School of Philosophy and a Master of Education Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision (cum laude) from Georgia State University, USA. Greek is her native language. She speaks English, German, French, Spanish and Italian. She is a member of the KDP International Honor Society in Education. Today she is the CEO of the Lambrakis Foundation.