Nora holds a degree in History and Archaeology from the University of Crete and an MA in International and European Studies with a specialization in European Management and Politics (Jean Monnet Programme) from Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens.
From 1998 – 2000 she worked as a secretary at the political office of a Member of the Greek Parliament. From March 2004 – until October 2005 she worked as a scientific advisor of a Member of the Greek Parliament. Also, she has worked for ENISA (European Network and Information Security Agency) as an assistant to the Human Resources and Budget Liaison Officer, from October 2005 – February 2006. Presently she works for the Science and Technology Park of Crete as an administrative staff.
She speaks and writes Greek, English and Italian fluently.