Maria Chrysoula Petala
Maria Chrysoula has a BA in finance with a particular interest in innovative management and human-centered approaches. Chrysa has begun to collect experience in the field of project management in socio-cultural initiatives through volunteering and professional work. Her socio-cultural collaborations started in 2013 as a core member of TEDx University of Macedonia and continued with Erasmus+, the International Student Festival in Trondheim (ISFiT) and the Humanity in Action Fellowships. Meanwhile, as a core member of Youthnest, Chrysa researches creative training methods and designs workshops for social impact.
By participating in the START program and collaborating with the QUARTIER in Bremen, she wanted to gain international experience and good practice in the field of cultural management in order to facilitate her project in Greece. Τhis participatory project will bring her one step closer to her dream; a world where everyone has equal opportunities and in which social and cultural differences facilitate learning from one another.