Her involvement in the field of NewSpace began when in October 2019 she was invited through the Greek NewSpace Society to take over as Project Manager the curriculum design and organization of the first in Greece and Europe space exploration educational program for high-school students (13-17 years old) in collaboration with the partner-program of the WEX Foundation in the USA.
Evita Psoni graduated from the Department of International and European Economic Studies of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB). During her undergraduate studies she was selected, based on her academic performance, in the Teacher Education Program offered by the AUEB, and after its successful completion, she acquired pedagogical and didactic licensure, and a position in the research team of the Program. Her academic journey continued with postgraduate studies at the Master of Science Program in Services Management in AUEB with specialization in "Communication - Public Relations - Advertizing", from which she graduated 1st in the alumni ranking. She also obtained a specialization in Human Resource Management from Deree College (ACG) having earned a scholarship of excellence from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. She has completed the certification in Adult Education of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, as well as the annual certification in Special Education of the University of the Aegean.
She has a long teaching experience with both minors and adults and is the founder of a business which provides education, career counseling and communication counseling services. Also, currently, she works as an officer at the largest private, non-profit Higher Education Institution in Greece and, at the same time, the largest and oldest American University in Europe. In the past, she has been occupied in a wide range of industries, including higher education, banking, telecommunications, tourism and the professional skills development sector.
She is a founding member of the research team of the Teacher Education Program of AUEB. In this context, she has taught "Research Methodology and Writing of Academic Articles" as Senior Researcher of the team, "Teaching Methodology" as a guest-lecturer, as well as "Principles of a Lesson Plan" as a Mentor and Mentor-Coordinator of the Program. She has published numerous articles in international scientific journals and conferences on experiential teaching methods, educational management and team dynamics, among others. She is also a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Learning and Change of "Inderscience" publishers.
Evita Psoni - President of BoD