Ourania Xylouri is the Director and one of the founding members of the Athens Lifelong Learning Institute. She isĀ  a Sociologist and has been awarded a B.A. in Sociology and a M.Sc. in Human Resource Management from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE). Ourania Xylouri has a longstanding experience in the field of adult education and in the managerial coordination of European projects and community initiatives and in the design, delivery and implementation of training programmes.

Her research interests include issues related to social inclusion, minority groups, human capital development, interculturalism and human rights. She is fluent in Greek, English and French.