Karen has spent her career in English as a Second Language education, first as a university instructor in the US and Japan, and then in various editorial roles at Oxford and Cambridge University Presses. Currently she is editorial director of Disney World of English at World Family English. Her grandfather, Charles M. Filides, was a founding member of American Friends of the Blind in Greece. Karen is honored to work supporting this organization.

American Friends of the Blind in Greece: Our Vision

The American Friends of the Blind in Greece works toward a day when blind and severely sight-impaired people in Greece have access to the best possible support and opportunities available to blind people worldwide.


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The Need Continues

After decades of slowly improving circumstances for the sightless in Greece, conditions for the blind have taken a drastic downturn as a result of the faltering economy of Greece. If you have ever considered helping to improve the lives of others less fortunate than you, now is the perfect time to act.

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