MA Isabel Allende Robredo, is a learning facilitator for personal, professional, and social development through consulting, training, and coaching, specialized in gender, cultural diversity, and social inclusion.
Holding a BA and a MA in Economics & Business Management, a BA in Social Education and two MA in Social & Cultural Anthropology and in Migrations & Interculturality, she has been working for more than 20 years to support the empowerment and social inclusion of people and ethnic minority groups at social exclusion risk, holding through her career various managerial positions, including the Communication and External Relationships Management at RAIS Foundation (Spain), the Executive Management of the European Anti-Poverty Network in Spain, the Head of Social Inclusion at CARAS, in London, as well as the participation at various boards of directors of some social platforms. Nowadays she is the founder and CEO of GlobalEquitas, a social company aiming at promoting and supporting gender equality, interculturality and social inclusion. She enjoys teaching and learning cooperatively with her students.
PhD. Markos Perrakis is a leadership development & process facilitator, psychologist, speaker, consultant and trainer of individuals and teams, founder and Managing Director of the EU Adult training & Counseling Provider Fractality. He designs and implements EU projects in the fields of leadership development and strategic planning, and uses eclectic appreciative approaches in the public and private sector in order to promote effective communication, individual and collective process development. He specializes in coaching, supervision, human capital development, training and assessments. He holds a Ph.D. in Leadership Styles and their efficiency in organisations with publications in the fields of organizational psychology and counseling and a M.A. in clinical Psychology. He is trained in Systemic Consultation, solution focused & cognitive behavioural approaches, methods of participatory design, Spiritual Intelligence, Sociocracy, a certified provider of Vocational Guidance and Professional Orientation, utilizing psychometric assessments and coaching tools for teams and individuals in organizational, career and personality issues Member of International Intervision Groups, Scientific Assistant of SOL (Society of Organisational Learning), Scientific partner of the European Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (EUMU) in Greece, in the fields of Strategic Planning and Human Capital Development programmes.
Dr. Perrakis is one of the first persons in Greece who applied the methodology of Appreciative Inquiry, which is used in the UN Summit by UN leaders. In contrast to the traditional management approaches that focus on problems, the appreciative approach makes use of the potential of the human capital of organizations