Sofia Vyzantiadou has a background in comparative literature (MA) and education. She has been an English and Greek teacher since 2007. She has implemented small-scale projects in the field of social and cultural education. Her studies offered her an intercultural and transnational understanding of diverse cultural and literary practices. She has conducted workshops aiming to familiarize children with literature as a volunteer at the Public Library of Thessaloniki (via the Future Library Program) and participated in Thesswiki Project. She has also been awarded with IFLA BibLibre Marketing Award, where she collaborated with a number of experts on the field of literature and technology. She hopes that through her projects she makes it possible for people of different cultures have less fear of coming into contact with one another.