Sofia Avramopoulou is an architect engineer and responsible for program management & planning at the Urban Non-Profit Organization PERA. She is a graduate of the School of Architecture of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the University of California, Berkeley with scholarships from the Fulbright Foundation, the Leventis Foundation and the Gerontelis Foundation.
She has worked in Greece and the United States as an architect, and in Switzerland as a researcher on an interdisciplinary team at ETH University in Zurich in the field of urban development & social infrastructure design.
She has participated in projects in collaboration with international organizations, agencies and local governments, such as “the Neighborhood Room”, a pilot program of the Municipality of Thessaloniki implemented with an exclusive donation of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, the “ReActivate Athens – 101 Ideas”, research program of the Urban-Think Tank team of the ETH University of Zurich funded by the Onassis Foundation, and a series of projects in Latin America (Argentina, Colombia, Trinidad & Tobago) in collaboration with Inter-American Development Bank and local governments & institutions.
She is a member of the BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders network and Humanity in Action.