Markella Bourmpou - BoD Treasurer
Markella Bourmpou is a senior Biotechnology student at the Agricultural University of Athens (AUA).
In 2018, she contributed in the organization of the first AUA TEDx , "TEDxAUAthens 2018" as Delegate Services Director. From 2017 to 2019, she was a member of the student organizing committee of the AUA Volunteering Team as a Public Relations Manager and Networks Officer. In October 2018, she took part in the representation of the Volunteer Team at the 10th Forum of the Nantes Creative Generations (NCG) program in Nantes, France, with the aim of promoting volunteerism in Universities and encouraging innovation for the young people of Europe.
In April 2020, she graduated from the research internship program "NewSpace Pioneers 2019/20" of the Greek NewSpace Society. Her participation was completed with an oral presentation discussing "Microbiology and Biosafety in Space".
In her spare time she is involved in amateur radio and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). She is also interested in astronomy as an amateur and thus participated in the 12th Panhellenic Amateur Astronomy Expedition (PEEA) in July 2018 at Thermos forest in Etoloakarnania.