Maria Kopitas was born in 1981 in Vlahokerasia, Arcadias, where she continues to live up to now. Her parents, Vasileios and Nikoletta Kopitas, were farmers.
She attended the Vlahokerasia Elementary and Junior High School from which she graduated in 1996. She then enrolled in the Tegea Senior High School from which she graduated in 1999.
In 2004, she obtained her bachelor’s degree from the School of Philosophy of the University of Ioannina and a post-graduate degree in |the Philosophy of Ethics from the University of Kalamata (branch university of the University of Peloponnesus) in 2015.
She has had continuous training in special education and the sign language from the University of Athens and in intercultural education from the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki. She has been working as a Greek history, language, literature teacher in Secondary Education schools since 2004.
She has been President of the local Vlahokerasia Youth Association since 2004, member of the Local Council of Vlahokerasia and a member of the Second-Level Committee of the Municipality of Tripolis since 2014.