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Sophia Papastavrou holds a Master of Arts degree from Queen’s University specializing in transnational feminist theory and women affected in conflict areas. Sophia has been immersed in multicultural environments since her childhood, initiating an appreciation for global diversity and travel. Sophia Papastavrou’s instruction in Canada is complemented by teaching assignments in various parts Africa and the Balkans. As a Junior Professional Consultant with the Operations for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Mission to Croatia, Sophia coordinated and facilitated education cross-border initiative programs for youth in post-conflict zones. Her vision of education encompasses one that is dynamic, purposeful, and globally connected where the learning of the individual student is the primary focus.