Dr. Akrivi Katifori holds a PhD degree (An intelligent system for managing historical archive documents), a B.Sc. in Informatics and Telecommunications (2000) and an M.S.c. from the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Athens (2003). She has participated in European and national RTD projects, including OpenAIRE, CAPSELA, CHESS, WhoLoDancE and EMOTIVE and has authored several papers in different research areas of computer science, including information visualization, digital storytelling, personalization and virtual reality. Her scientific interests include interactive digital storytelling, virtual reality, social interaction and personalization in cultural heritage and beyond.