Joanne Mantzouridou Onasi

Origin: Greece (Thessaloniki, Greece). 

Languages: Greek, English, Spanish, Turkish, and German. 

Studies: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Communications (class of 2020) at St. Lawrence University, NY, USA. Master’s degree in Strategic Management (class of 2022) at Pace University, NY, USA. 

Hobbies: Dancing, reading, and making art. 

Motto: Everybody dies, but not everybody lives.

Passionate about: Social and environmental issues. 

Experience with sustainability: Joanne has been an activist of sustainability since she was 15 years old when she started the NGSW (New Generation Sustainable World) Club at her high school in Greece. At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, she was the COO of Fashion Revolution Greece, and now she is a student ambassador for Fashion Revolution USA, raising awareness about sustainable fashion by throwing educational events.

Role at DEGRWEAR PCC: Joanne is the Marketing Director & Brand Strategist since 2017.


Sonia Mantzouridou Onasi

Origin: Greece (Thessaloniki, Greece). 

Languages: Greek, English, and German. 

Studies: Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (Product Design & 3D Printing concentration) at Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ, USA.

Hobbies:  Traveling, creating digital content, and snowboarding.

Motto: Finding stillness in chaos.

Passionate about: Meditation and Yoga (200 hr certified). 

Experience with Sustainability: Sonia led the Mechanical and Energy Envelope team for the Sure House, a net zero home that won first place in the Solar Decathlon Competition.

Role at DEGRWEAR PCC: Sonia has been the Product Operations Manager since 2017.

Mary Onasi-Mantzouridou

Origin: Greece (Thessaloniki, Greece). 

Languages: Greek, English, Russian, and Serbian. Mary enjoys the art of macrame. She designs and creates DGR hand-woven bracelets with love. 

Motto: Everything is going to be fine.

Passionate about: Her dogs, stray dogs, and all animals

Experience with sustainability: Mary has been volunteering in local non for profits related to the protection of the environment and loves to read about sustainable alternatives for her closet and house.

Role at DEGRWEAR PCC: Mary has been the Administrative Director since 2017.