EVANGELIA PALIARI : CO-FOUNDER
Evangelia is a restless multitasker always coming up with a new idea, which she turns into a project, setting as a priority to have an environmental and social impact, while balancing gently between entrepreneurship and activism.
ILIANA KROUSTALI : CO-FOUNDER
Iliana is a multidimensional personality who deals with the performing arts, natural creations, yoga instructing and activism. She is active in the environmental as well as in the humanitarian area as she believes that they are interrelated. She is the calm force that likes to find a solution to any problems that arise.
Sawa is the spirit of The Tribe and at the same time the travel nature agency that combines traveling and fun with action and impact. The word “Sawa” means Union in a language of Amazonian indigenous.
MATEO ISAZA : FOUNDER OF SAWA TRAVEL AGENCY
Mateo has a bachelor degree in biology, and is also a professional guide, mountain climber, photographer and an adventure and nature lover. His passion is traveling and it has given him the needed knowledge to design, with detail, each one of the tours we offer in SAWA. Besides of being the director and founder, Mateo is also an active guide, and in many of our travels he is present organising, guiding and sharing his knowledge. SAWA’s goal is to provide services of the best quality that have a positive impact in the life of each person that walks by our hand.
KATERINA KOKKINAKI : MARKETING & TRAVEL COORDINATOR
Katerina is a professional in International Business and Marketing. She is a creative mind with skills such as communication, business strategy, teamwork, leadership and passionate about travel, nature, content creation and social interaction.
Dimitra is a graduate of the Department of Business and Management Administration at the University of Piraeus. At the age of five she began her career as a Rhythmic Gymnast, winning national and world championships that led her to many trips around the globe. Since then, her pursuits have focused on travel, people and nature and the bidirectional relationship that binds them.
LAURA BOUZALAKOU : ATHENS TOUR COORDINATOR
Laura is a food scientist (MSc), her main concern being food sustainability and the impact of food on human health. She influences people for a more natural lifestyle. She’s a yoga practitioner and a musician. Loves to travel and knows Athens like the back of her hand. A restless spirit, whenever there’s an adventure she will be there.
MARIOS ARNAOUTAKIS : TRAVEL GUIDE GREECE
Marios has a bachelor in economics and a master at health units management. His relationship with nature began at his first steps as he was camping with his family around Greece. That’s when he realised that every living species are equal and should be treated like this. Besides that he was a pro basketball player for 15 years, amd this thing taught him the vallue to participate in a team. The turning point at his life and the thing that made him participate more actively with ecological projects was the trip in the Amazon with other tribe members where he adopted the nickname <<Healer>>.
The Impact Hub of Coco-mat is a place full of love that supports diversity, definitely worth a visit while in Athens.The impact hub building hosts three start-up companies Coco-mat bike, EF93 sandals & Arcus Therapy (links σε όλα) while at the same time supports many other startups and provide us the space for our Tribe meetings. The Tribe team wholeheartedly promotes the products of the hub, feeling grateful for all companies referred above that welcome unemployed people, refugees and many other differently abled persons.
JUNI VAN KLEEF : IMPACT HUB DIRECTOR
Juni is the director of the impact hub of Coco-mat, mainly focused in creating natural products while training at the same time refugees or people in need to support them in their integration and employability. She has traveled and worked in multiple impactful projects around the world. Before entering our team in Greece she was working in the Sekem project in Egypt.
DIONISIS PETALOUDIS : IMPACT HUB MANAGER
Dionisis or else “Daniel Warner” is always standby in turning our visions into reality. He supports our graphic design team and he creates gifts by natural products with his magic cnc machinery. At the same time, he is there to introduce new ideas and meet in person any guest of hub.
MARIA ZLATANI : CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Maria is a teacher in primary school with a very kind soul and a magical voice https://youtu.be/W4u-SezA1ic. In Tribe she is the one creating the beautiful videos sharing in social media and she is doing that from her village that literally has more goats than people.
ODYSSEAS SAMPALIS : GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Odysseas is the one who created the font of The Tribe! Yes, we created a new font.. Creative and entrepreneurial, loves tattoos and prints all our t-shirts in his own start up company that is based in his garage.
THEMIS AKASOGLOU : PUBLIC RELATIONS
Themis is a free spirit that loves to share her beautiful energy with the rest of the world. She is always present in all of our actions and ready to share her ideas about nature and humanity. Her vision along with her mother is to create a beautiful housing for Syndrome Down Kids.
LEONIDAS KARAISKOS : COACH FOR ACTIVISM
Leonidas worked at Athens 2004 Olympic Games Organizing Committee and as an athlete and coach is supporting the young generation, teaching them positive attitudes, no waste tips and sustainability. His notes as a life coach in his book called EY (link https://www.leonkaraiskos.com/epsilonupsilon-to-betaiotabetalambda943omicron-muomicronupsilon.html )
Save your hood is a community created to make our hoods and our minds cleaner.
VASILIS SFAKIANOPOULOS : FOUNDER OF THE “SAVE YOUR HOOD” PROJECT
Vasilis is an environmentalist, visual storyteller, adventurer and hiker. He keeps himself busy by managing gently thousands of volunteers while at the same time he triggers them to create a better future for them and their surroundings. In his free time, he is also saving our tribe.
NEW ENTRIES :
KELLY LOUFAKI : ACTIONS FOR ALL
Kelly is a Paralympian Fencer, she won Bronze medal at the World Cup in Canada in Saber and 5th place in Epee (April 2018) and the 9th place Rio 2016 Paralympics (1st female participation in wheelchair fencing in Paralympics) . She is the Champion Of Greece and the Ambassador of “Be Active” by 2016, a European programme with a view to encouraging people to daily exercise and sports. In her daily routine she is a bank employee in Piraeus bank.
EVANGELOS FELLAS : ACTIONS FOR HOMELESS
Evangelos works at Nestle and he is active in supporting in any possible way the homeless people. Worked a lot in collaboration with the community of “o άλλος άνθρωπος” where through the homeless people I learned a lot from what I gave and definitely more than from the people of the multinational companies.
OUR ESSENTIALS :
AMALIA SPYRATOU : MENTOR
Amalia is a Marketing & Communication professional with well-rounded project management skillset, strategic & business acumen as well as multinational experience. She is passionate about creating social impact and promoting sustainability in its full spectrum, while being profoundly eager to share ideas and promote diversity .
ANNA PALIARI : PSYCHOLOGIST
Anna is a sensitive human being, standing by all persons in need. Beautiful inside out, creative and she loves to flow.
NEKTARIOS PALIARIS : DEVELOPER & FINANCIAL MANAGER
Nektarios is an electrical and computer engineer. He is the one who is always there to support in any way online or offline the needs of the Tribe!
EUGENIOS PAPADOPOULOS : ACCOUNTANT
Eugenios is a software product manager at Request it and director at Onore Group of Companies. In the Tribe he is the one who manages our bureaucracy challenges.
OLINA ANDOUTSOPOULOU : LEGAL ADVISOR
Olina is dedicated in giving voice to and standing for the ones who can’t speak for themselves, either human or non-human beings, while working to promote the balance between new technologies, nature, growth and humanitarianism. She is a graduate of the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and an LLM holder in Business Law with specialization in Industrial Property and Competition Law from the Faculty of Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
VALIA VERIGOU : TRIBE’S VOICE & VOLUNTEERS’ MANAGER
Valia Verigou studied Political Science at the University of Crete. She grew up in olive groves, vineyards and gardens, feeling the value of production and the necessity of our connection with nature.She is the one to share the words of recycling and composting, using natural materials and less plastic.
MARY TSAKA : TRIBE’S VOICE & VOLUNTEERS’ MANAGER
Mary Tsaka has been in the sales field for almost twenty years, has learned to listen to people’s needs.
She knows very well that a group of well-trained people can work exponentially in relation to the common good. She loves nature, and considers it an integral part of all of our lives. Through Tribe in action, she wants to breathe life into the planet, and create opportunities, so that each of us becomes aware of all areas of our daily lives, and gets rid of unnecessary or even harmful habits.
“We can change the world if we can change ourselves.
Let us protect our Earth, it hosts us. “