Dr. Zoi Arvanitidou holds a Ph.D. in “Folklore, Gender and Fashion”, an M. Ed. in "Gender and the new Educational and Working Environments of the Information Society", a BA in “Studies in Greek Civilization” and a BA in “Fashion Design”. She is also a certified trainer and examiner for vocational training. She is skilled and experienced in adult education and training, information and communication technologies in education and training, fashion design, folklore, fashion and gender analysis, qualitative research and surveying, sociology, social and gender identity. On top of the above, she also has numerous personal and team publications in proceedings’ volumes and journals related to gender, identity, dressing, subcultures, and education as well as two published books on Fashion Design.