Margarita Papadopoulou
Art Therapist

Margarita was born in Athens in November 1980. She studied at the Department of Education and Early Childhood of the University of Athens. In 2004 she visited Argentina where she remained for 4 years completing her postgraduate studies in «Art Therapy» at the School of Fine Arts of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has been working as a nursery school teacher since September 2003 at schools in Greece and Argentina.

As an Art Therapist began working in Argentina by organizing workshops for children and adolescents at risk and also for elderly people. AT2008 returns to Greece and co-founded Amaka, non – profit organization. As a memner of AMAKA and in collaboration with other non profit organizations organizes art therapy workshops for children and young people from vulnerable social groups (Roma, migrants, refugees, sex workers).

She is one of the founding members of the theater group Station Athens for young refugees and immigrants that works and presents their shows at Synergeio since 2009.