She studied Architectural Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens and graduated in 2012. Nowadays she is member of the Technical Chamber of Greece and a certified Energy Inspector. During her studies, she visited for one semester, with an Erasmus scholarship, the Universita Degli Studi Di Genoa, Italia, where she attended specific courses on photography and worked on architecture of public space. Her Thesis was about landscape planning and after graduation she took part in greek and international architectural competitions in the field of landscape and bioclimatic architecture. Specifically, the project that was submitted by her team won the Second Prize at the competition entitled: “Study for the Regeneration of the Harbourside of Rafina”(September 2012). She has also attended many conferences and workshops concerning urban planning and architectural heritage protection in Greece. Currently, she works as an architect for a civil engineering company.
During the second educational visit to the schools, Nausicaa Kapsala carried out storytelling of the Story of the Flow of Energy in Ecosystems of the Big Book.
Her commitment to action raises voices for health education on Reproductive Health and Family Planning in the Hellenic Higher Education in Universities and Technological Schools. This action has been a challenge regarding the more efficient and fruitful way of communicating science and education to the general public.
Aspasia is a science and medical journalist at the Greek daily newspaper “Kathimerini” and project leader at “SciCo”, a nonprofit enterprise whose aim is to communicate scientific issues to the public via innovative and entertaining ways.
Aspasia studied environmental science. Soon though, her love for communication and education showed her the way to the USA, where she learned how to communicate science to the general public in engaging, creative and even fun ways.
Aspasia completed her master’s degree in Science and Medical Journalism at Boston University’s College of Communications. She took documentary courses at Harvard University and worked in science documentary production for the National Geographic Channel and NOVA series of PBS television.
She returned to Greece in 2010 and worked for two seasons as a reporter for the documentary series “Protagonistes” on Mega Channel television and as an in-house science journalist at the National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”.