Ilia is a graduate student of Political Sciences and Public Administration with a major in International Relations from the University of Athens and a minor in Finance from Deree, the American College of Greece. She has studied abroad at Sciences Po, Lyon and interned at the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva. Her professional experience was followed by an internship at the Institute of International Economic Relations of Athens (IIER) and an internship at the Europe Direct department of Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP). Throughout her educational and professional path, Sustainable Development has been the area of interest that has set the benchmark for the direction of all her future endeavours. She tries never to miss a seminar or conference related to the topic of Sustainability and she always strives to promote an Eco Friendly culture in her personal and professional life.