Ms Stavroula (Pola) Misthou is an experienced STEM and Robotics coach, founder of the Coding Club GreekCodersK12 and co-founder of the initiative GirlsGoCoding. She holds a BSc. in Maths, MSc. in Information Systems and MEd. in Educational Leadership and Administration. With her 29 years’ experience as a computer science teacher in high schools, out of which 4 years as a high school principal, and her background in STEM, she is currently interested in educational creativity and innovation.
Thanks to the innovative STEM activities and international participations of the Coding Club GreekCodersK12 (Py4HS, ESA projects, FIRST Lego League competitions and awards, Amazon and Lego competition, Moonhack), the Coding Club programme was judged to be a good practice for science dissemination in the European project DISCOVER. Pola’s main interests are on K-12 STEM, Artificial Intelligence and space activities, in combination with mentoring in schools with The Tipping Point Organization and volunteering in STEM communities as a member of the Raspberry Pi Foundation Greek Translation Team.