Dr Margarita Kefalaki
Communication Institute of Greece
Dr. Margarita Kefalaki is the founder and current President of the Communication Institute of Greece (COMinG). The main purpose of this International Academic Association is the organisation of International Events, like International Conferences, where academics, Ph.D. students and professionals from the adequate fields (depending on each conference), from all over the world, can meet, exchange, and collaborate.
Margarita is actually a visiting Professor at the Hellenic Open University, an accredited educator in Adult Education and a Certified Assessor for projects on communication and management.
Additionally, since August 2017, she is Regional Vice-President of the European Network for Economic Cooperation and Development (EUCED) EEIG, for Greece.
Concerning her position as a Professor at the Hellenic Open University, Margarita teaches intercultural/cultural communication and management in the master course of cultural units management. Her research focuses on cultural and international communication. Margarita has taught in several universities in Greece and France, and has published widely in academic and policy journals such as Journal of ‘Business and Management Research’ and the ‘International Small Business Journal’.
Dr. Kefalaki holds a Ph.D. in Cultural Communication and a Professional Master degree in Communication from Pascal Paoli University in Corsica (France). Additionally, she holds a Bachelor degree in cultural communication and organization of events from Vauban University in Nimes (Montpellier III) and another in business management from a Technological Institute in Greece.
Margarita has successfully led several intercultural projects like the creation of a musical disc in three languages, where she signs the creation of the album (financial support, communication, lyrics in three languages, music. This project was created with the help of Action3 of the European Program for young People of INJEP .
Finally, the founder and President of COMinG, believes that education is the way that we can learn to better communicate. Academics, students, and professionals can contribute to this international exchange procedure. This is what she is trying to achieve with the creation of the Communication Institute of Greece and the organization of International Academic Conferences.