Meet the team
Nikos Odubitan – Managing Director
Evangelos Douvlis – Legal Counsellor
Vangelis deals with human rights, political ecology and voluntary forest protection. He may be a lawyer, but he is shy when it comes to speaking about himself; he tries to be fair with people, animals and the environment.
Sebene Eshete – Advocacy Officer | Coordinator
Sebene is of Ethiopian descent; she has studied International and European Studies in the University of Piraeus and has completed a master’s degree in Environment and Development at NTUA. With G2RED she fights for equal rights and opportunities for all, regardless of their ethnicity or sexual orientation.
Jackie Abhulimen – Advocacy Officer
Jackie has a long history of grassroots campaigning for the rights of those with migrant background in Europe. Her work focuses on themes of social solidarity, civic engagement and political activism. A graduate of Development and Peace Studies from the University of Bradford, she believes in the endless possibilities of an active imagination.
Katerina Kapnisi – Career Counsellor | Coordinator
Katerina studied Philosophy-Pedagogy-Psychology and got a Master’s Degree in Counselling and Career Guidance from the University of Athens. She is convinced that knowledge is power and aims at supporting individuals so they can be independent and in control of their own lives.
Nikos Nakopoulos – Career Counsellor
Nikos studied Psychology; he got an MSc in Health Management and today he studies Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy. He believes in individual change as a means to more systemic/meaningful changes and strives to be a useful ally on a daily basis to the efforts of various social groups at obtaining better and fairer living conditions.
Thanasis Tsaldaris – Project Manager
Thanasis has a Bachelor in Psychology and a Master in “Stress Management and Health Promotion”. Several years ago, he got in touch with social movements and human rights. He fights for a society with equal rights and equal opportunities for everyone, and tries to bring a sustainable social change through his participation in g2red.
Elias Tzogonas – Youth Trainer & Adult Educator
Elias graduated from the Department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology of the Kapodistrian University of Athens. When he was a child, he dreamed of the day that racism died: it was a giant monster, laid in front of his feet lifeless, not looking so big anymore. He joined g2red to make his dream come true.
Fenia Biniari – Communication Officer
Fenia studied Communication, Media and culture at Panteion University and has experience in journalism and cultural management. She believes that the best remedy against racism is to exit our own little world.
Omar Fares – Arabic Interpreter
Omar is an Aviation student and a Telecommunications Techniques Expert.
His second home is Egypt, while the first one is the Airport. He loves cooking and is always hungry, he hates zoos and he hates borders. Where he lays his head he has a home and until he finds peace, he is a soldier in the humanitarian army.
Mohsen Nasri – Farsi Interpreter
Mohsen was born in Persia. He seeks to have new experiences, he loves history and history books, he is always interested in new cultures and traditions, trying also to find a connection between them. A head full of words and his wish to help other refugees & migrants lead him to become a member of g2red’s family and do his job as an interpreter.
Ismini Karydopoulou – Program Officer
Ismini holds a degree in Political Science & Public Administration (University of Athens), an MD in Political Sociology (Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne) and certifications of Pedagogy and Human Rights Education. Participation, action and the small or big social changes that those can bring, are of her interest in both, theory and practice.
Tonia Asimakopoulou – Non-Formal Education Coordinator
Tonia received a degree in Political Science and History in Athens and a Master of Public Administration in Budapest, with specializations in Security and Religious Studies. She believes that for achieving great things, all we need is strategic alliances, persistence and patience!