Panayiota Sofokleous has a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Applied Languages from the French University of Grenoble-Alps, a Master’s degree in Multilingual Communication-International Relations from the Free University of Brussels, as well as a diploma in Hispanic Studies from the University of Granada (Spain). During her academic studies, Panayiota managed to earn an internship at the Permanent Representation of Cyprus to the European Union, where she has gained valuable experience of the way the European Institutions function, their portfolio of actions and their field of expertise. She has also developed a wide network of collaboration and diplomacy skills. During her time abroad, she has developed a wide range of key competences highly useful to operate in multi-cultural settings that need strong teamwork, leadership, management and creative skills. Panayiota speaks fluently apart from Greek, English, French and Spanish. She has taken the role of Project Researcher filled with eagerness to contribute towards meeting the vision of the EU for sustainable development, social innovation and change which will ensure the social inclusion, access and participation of all citizens.