Mrs Elena Averoff – Europe
ELENA AVEROFF has a long-standing passion for crafts and has been involved in the world of crafts since 1972. At that time, she had moved with her family from Athens to the little mountain village of Metsovo (located in NW Greece) and started working for the Tossizza Foundation promoting the crafts of the village and the region of Epirus, in general (www.metsovo.gr). From 1974 she was a member of WCC Hellenic section, which she served in various capacities. And from 2000-2004 she was the President of WCC International;Since 1995 she has also been a member of the Board of the EGNATIA EPIRUS Foundation, which is engaged in various activities one of which is to assist and promote the crafts sector by using not only “traditional” methods, but also advanced information technologies. www.easycraft.org, www.link-all.org, www.craftsnet.org, www.craftsmatch.org.