Marina Tsekou works as an Education Curator at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST) since 2000. Among her responsibilities are to develop educational programmes and workshops for different groups, write publications for secondary school students and educational resources for teachers, organise tours and other events for the general public, etc. In 2009 she launched and, since then she is responsible for the programme EMST Without Borders, which includes collaborations with associations, NGOs and different social groups. In the frames of the EMST Without Borders she curates projects consisting of workshops, exhibitions, lectures, educational programmes aimed at promoting inclusion and equal opportunities for different socially excluded groups. EMST Without Borders is awarded with the ICOM-CECA Best Practice Commendation 2012.
In 2017 she launched the project Face Forward …into my home, in collaboration with UNHCR and the participation of refugees and asylum-seekers in Greece. She has published several publications and held national and international conference presentations on the topics of museum education, inclusion, methodology and good practices for different audiences.
In Valletta she will contribute to Panel I: Museums and Society, Youth and Social Integration on Friday 16 November.