Born and raised in Greece, Mairi regards herself to be a vivid spirit and a multifaceted personality with various interest and passion to meet different people and live valuable, constructive experiences. She holds a Bachelor degree in Nutrition, but later on she decided to turn to other fields that would fit better her professional identity and personal aspirations. After attending seminars and publishing articles based on innovation, action and disruption, she participated in an Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs program, living in Berlin for 6 months. This came as a result of her interest in entrepreneurship and in projects with added value and social impact which is her main goal. She works in the Sales/Business Development Department of a Greek startup, as she loves communication, believes in team work and wants to help others reach their personal development. She loves running and dancing as they feed one’s soul, mind and body.
Updated May 2017
More from Mairi Markaki
Catcalling in the streets of Athens
Senior Fellows Konstantinos Koukos and Mairi Markaki have a mission to raise awareness about catcalling on the streets of Athens.
Athens: Discussing catcalling and coping strategies
Mairi Markaki and Konstantinos Koukos (2017 John Lewis Fellowship) were interviewed by Popaganda in Greece on their project on catcalling in Athens.
Fellows' Collective Critiques of the 2017 Appeal for Human Rights
Assuming the Voice of the Georgia Governor in 1960, The 2017 John Lewis Fellows Respond to an Appeal for Human Rights
John Lewis Fellows Reflective Essays 2017