LIBER is pleased to welcome Vasso Kalaitzi as our newest team member. As a Communications Officer for EU Projects, Vasso is responsible for various project-related events and activities which have been assigned to LIBER in the context of the European Open Science Cloud Pilot Project and EUDAT. She will play a key role in the promotion of these projects to people in the target communities.
Vasso brings to LIBER extensive experience with EU Projects. She has been involved in several Projects already (MedOANet, PASTEUR4OA, RECODE, WIRE2014 amongst others) and has a thorough knowledge of the EU projects’ lifecycle and the communication and dissemination approaches to be followed. She has considerable experience in developing and implementing communication strategies, as well as in project management and quality assessment tools, policies and procedures.
Her interests lay in the alignment and dissemination of Open Access policies, Open Science and the engagement of relevant stakeholders, in order to make scientific research and data accessible to all levels of society. Open Science is the key to improving the transparency and validity of research, and the best way to communicate scientific knowledge.
She also cares about growth, business and innovation management, political science and open government policies.
Vasso holds a BSc in Political Science & Public Administration and a Diploma in Cultural Units Management from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and an Executive MSc in European Studies from Athens University of Economics and Business.