Maria Kakoulaki

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Maria Kakoulaki
Maria Kakoulaki
With FWC July 2012 - 2015
Title Journalist
Key Project(s) Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era
Key Interests SDD, Media, Politics, Economy
Degree(s) BA, MS/MPhil (Pending), Diploma in Business Entrepreneurship
Filed(s) of study Media Culture & Communication, Media Arts & Philosophy, Greek History & Culture
University(ies) University of Greenwich (UK), Greek Open University
Specialization(s) Political & Financial Reporting

Mrs. Maria Kakoulaki joined Future Worlds Center in July 2012 as Visiting Research Associate. She was invited to become member of the Board of Directors, which she will be joining in 2015. She has served as Co-Facilitator for many SDDPs such as:

She has also participated and promoted:

Bio and Activities

Ms. Maria Kakoulaki is an active Journalist and her experience includes all types of media, (i.e. Press, Radio Production, Web Publishing, TV Production, News Broadcasting). She has participated in several European Conferences Seminars and Workshops on topics related to human rights, racism, discrimination, gender equality and media technologies. Her academic background includes inter-disciplinary subjects such as Psychology, Media Culture and Communication, Media Arts & Philosophy, Creative Entrepreneurship and she is currently a student at the Greek Open University at the department of Greek Culture and Aesthetics.

She is an active blogger, and through her blog that is called “Le Regard Democratique” she is trying to establish an interactive platform of dialogue and continuous thinking on the current predicament as well as an opportunity of deconstructing representational models and ideas and reconstructing meaning. All her work, writings and publications are focusing in searching of the truth that includes everyone and has no space for any type of exclusion, based on Systemic Democratic Dialogue and Social Networking. She is a keen supporter of the idea and the vision that only though the democratic practices of inclusion, our society can change for the better against any practices or behaviors that cultivate the ground of exclusion and differentiation of the people.

Maria has been nominated as Board member of Institute for 21st Century Agoras, an organization which is focusing in the expansion of Democratic Dialogue and in the Designing of Sustainable Futures. She is also a member of the International Society Nikos Kazantzakis’ Friends and member of the International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures.