Andrea Solomonides has a background in Musicology and graduated the National Kapodistrian University of Athens. She holds an MBA in Strategy & Campaign Management and officially started her career in various political campaigns in Greece, Cyprus and around Europe.
Since 2006 she has been involved in European Politics and has served as the Vice-Chairwoman of European Democrat Students, the student party of European People’s Party, from 2007 – 2009 as well as an Honorary Chairwoman from 2009 to 2010. During her tenure, she has been involved with the Human Rights working group of the organization, with the strategy of the student “Get the Vote out!” campaign for the European Elections of 2009 and represented EDS in various umbrella organizations such as the European Youth Forum and other Political Parties.
She co-founded Cubik-s Communications, a boutique communication agency, specializing in digital marketing in 2012 in Athens and expanded its operations in Cyprus in 2014. She also co-founded Incubo Strategies, a strategy consulting firm specializing in investment strategy. Additionally, she served on the board of various organizations including Hellenic Seaplanes. Cubik-s Communications has now been acquired and operates under the name Giraffes in the Kitchen Cyprus.
During the same time, she co-founded, with other like-minded young entrepreneurs and professionals, Cypriot Enterprise Link, a youth-led organization aiming to connect the Cypriot entrepreneurial talent across the globe. CEL now is considered one of the most notable organizations about entrepreneurship in Cyprus, with more than 300 events and workshops organized across the island and supporters and collaborators spanning from Bank of Cyprus to UNDP.
She is currently the co-founder/business developer of Politica and the co-founder/operations manager of Black Lemon TV. Andrea also serves as the Treasurer of the newly-elected AIPFE board, after being a member of the organization for the past 2 years. She is passionate about gender issues and believes that AIPFE’s role is pivotal in shaping Cyprus’ future.