Anastasia studied at the National Technical University in Electrical Engineering and then at Ecole Polytechnique de Toulouse. She worked for seven years in INTRACOM in the Development Programmes Dept. focusing on wireless broadband technologies , Mobile Internet and Smart Homes and developed an extensive network of international partnerships. At the same time , she completed an Executive MBA at Athens University of Economics and Business . Since 2004 working at the British Council, first as head of the scientific program where she developed an important program for science communication (Beautiful Science, FameLAB, Challenge Europe, etc. ) for the general public and schools . Since 2007 she is Director of Programs and Partnerships , designing and implementing innovative and creative initiatives in science , arts and education.