Born in Nicosia (Cyprus), Marilena holds a Bachelor in Modern Languages and a Master Degree in International Relations from the University of Essex. She previously did a traineeship at the European Centre for Modern Languages with the Council of Europe and at the European Fisheries Control Agency with the European Commission. She has also volunteered as a teacher at a summer school teaching children of different ages. She is intrigued by culture and youth, therefore, she is ready to acquire valu