Lydia Sokou is currently enrolled as an MSc student at the University of Edinburgh, and she specializes in Human Resource Management. In her studies, Lydia is focusing on employment relations and organisational behaviour while also furthering her knowledge on talent management. She graduated with honours from the University of Crete in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. The main area she conducted research at her undergraduate degree was CSR, and specifically the corporate social responsibility issues, actions, and footprint in Greek banks.
While being a student, Lydia completed two internships. In 2018, she did an internship as a back-office digital expert at the Digital Channels Department of Eurobank Ergasias SA. In 2019, Lydia also worked as an HR intern at Goldair Handling which is considered one of the leading suppliers of ground handling services in South East Europe. From this experience, she learned the value of hard work, efficiency, and communication. Lydia is a powerful force in the workplace and uses her positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage others to work hard and succeed. When she is not busy reading about current trends in HR, Lydia enjoys volunteering as a class agent of HAEF high school seniors 2016. Additionally, she is a global bone marrow donor volunteer at Orama Elpidas. In her free time, Lydia likes hiking, doing yoga and baking for friends and family.