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 Our Team 

Anthy Argyriou

Social Worker

Anthy is an established social scientist with 10 years of experience in providing support to vulnerable people. She has worked with unaccompanied minors, refugees, families and women and people that come from different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

“You don’t cut the flower that doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.”

Kim Voogt

Programs Officer

Kim Voogt holds two Master degrees; one in Conflicts, Territories and Identities and one in Human Development and Food Security. After three years of working in the humanitarian sector in Lebanon, she decided to move to Greece in order to understand what is going on in Europe.

Ourania Kirka

 Psychosocial Support Co-ordinator

Ourania Kirka holds a Masters in Psychology from Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences with a speciality in Group Analysis.  Ourania combines art therapy with psychotherapy for a more holistic approach in her sessions.  She also specialises in Community-based therapeutic methods. Ourania has worked with adults and children for the past five years.

Rosie Maguire

HR Coordinator

Rosie has over a decade of experience of recruitment of staff and volunteers within small to medium sized organisations, as a manager and a volunteer coordinator. She was a trustee of a UK migrants' rights NGO from 2015-2019, leading on the design and implementation of organisational systems. When not at Hestia, she works as a researcher supporting organisations to develop their strategy with a focus on how to understand and measure their social impact. She holds a BSc in Mathematics and an MSc in Social Policy and Social Research.

Daphne Sinani

Psychologist

Daphne is a psychologist and drama therapist.  She completed her studies in Psychology and Mental Health in the UK and then trained in Drama Therapy in Greece, incorporating play and art into her therapeutic practice. 

 

She has been working in Community Mental Health and Social Psychiatry for 20 years.  She has coordinated drama therapy groups with psychiatric patients and with migrants, parent counselling groups, women’s groups and toddler playgroups.  She is an amateur actress, enjoys travelling, literature and music. 

Sammy Alderson

Communications Co-ordinator

A student of design and music from an early age, Sammy is passionate about growing creative and communication skills. He studied a Bachelor of Fine Arts at The University of Melbourne and now lives in Athens where he is the co-founder of a technology startup that operates in the social media and marketing space.

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