Eleni (Hye Won) Cho is from Seoul, South Korea. After studying Korean and Russian Literature at Yonsei University, Eleni moved to Thessaloniki, Greece, to study Theology. She is now doing her Ph.D. at Aristotle University, and her research focuses on the Orthodox Christian presence and witness in Korea. In addition to her studies, Eleni also works for the Orthodox Metropolis of Korea. She currently serves as the Director of the Youth Office, and translator for the Metropolis. In December 2018, Eleni was on the organizing committee for an International Symposium on the Environment in South Korea, which featured Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew as the keynote speaker.