iLEADS Laboratory - University of Piraeus

Zoi Patergiannaki

Zoi Patergiannaki is a Social Scientist, Activist and Entrepreneur. Born in 1995 in Athens, she graduated from Democritus University of Thrace with a BSc in Social Policy in 2017. She holds an MSc in Management from the University of Nottingham. She holds a PhD from the Department of Economics at the University of Piraeus. She started her research activity before finishing her undergraduate studies.
Professionally, she has worked in teams of Grant Writers and Consultants, designing, preparing and coordinating EU Funding applications. In April 2019, she decided to start her own R&D company, IMBC- Innovation Means Be Creative, in order to develop projects about culture, education and research in social and economic sciences.
As a student, she was a volunteer of the Young European Federalists and she was elected Member of the Local Board of Komotini and later on she was elected as Secretary General of the National Board. Also, she is a member of the Hellenic Association of Political Scientist. During her volunteer action, she has undertaken the design, and the management of many events attended by up to 150 participants.
Her area of interest includes Business Strategy & Strategic Leadership, Corporate Social Responsibility & Social Economy, and Innovation & Entrepreneurship.
• Awarded from Hellenic Association of Political Scientists “Awards of HAPSc and Secretary-General Panagopoulou” as the best bachelor’s thesis of HAPSc’s member.
• Recipient of Nottingham University Business School Scholarship.
• Admitted to the Democritus University of Thrace 1st in rank.