Maria Benta

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Maria Benta
Maria Benta
With FWC January 2017 - February 2017
Title Research Assistant
Safer Internet Helpline Counsellor
Key Project(s) CyberSafety
Cyberethics: Cyprus Safer Internet Center
Degree(s) BSc, MSc
Filed(s) of study BSc Social Administration and Social work, MSc Clinical Social Work with Families, Children and Adolescents
University(ies) Democritus University of Thrace, Frederick University

For a detailed curriculum vitae of Maria click: Full CV.

Maria was member of the Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute (CNTI) until February 2017. She was an active member of New Media Lab. She was one of the Safer Internet Helpline Counsellor of the project under the name CyberSafety. Maria was also assisting in the writing of her department's grant applications and other projects implementation.


Mrs Benta was born in Didymoteixo, Evros, Greece in 1993. She graduated the General High School in Orestiada. Maria has a BSc in Social Administration and Political Science in Democritus University of Thrace and she is currently a Master’s student in Social Work and Social Administration, in the major of Clinical Social Work with Families, Children and Adolescents in Frederick University. She is a registered member of the Cyprus Association of Social Workers since December 2016. She is supporting the Cyprus Safer Internet Center as a Safer Internet Helpline Counsellor and as a Trainer.

Activities at Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute

Maria operated the Safer Internet Helpline under the project CyberSafety.
Maria was working on CyberSafety (link title)
Maria was implicating in the department's writing of grant applications and other projects implementation.

Meetings/Conferences/Seminars/Trainings attended

  • Online meeting with Google (InSafe)

  • Training-Meeting on matters of Electronic Communication and Postal Services - Nicosia, Cyprus (OCECPR)

  • Training on online Safety for Helpline Counsellors- Nicosia, Cyprus (CyberEthics)

  • Seminar "The use of the Thematic Apperception Test in Children and the connection with the cognitive representation"- Nicosia, Cyprus (Frederick University)

  • Seminar "Modern Tendencies, Needs and Supporting Services for Elderly People", Nicosia, Cyprus (Frederick University)

  • Workshop "Social Inclusion and Pedagogical Innovations: The program for the education of children of the Muslim minority"- Komotini, Greece (Education and Lifelong Learning)