Elaine Girimonte

Facilitator, Durham Region

Elaine is a textile designer who creates wearable art made from silk.

Her custom pieces are ordered via her Bespoke Silk business to customers who are looking for custom pocket squares and scarves.

Always looking to improve her environmental practices in her business, lead Elaine to Fashion Takes Action, where she was introduced to the wonderful work being done through the My Clothes, My World program.

Elaine’s ESL teaching experience in Istanbul, Turkey has prepared her well to work with students as a classroom facilitator. She has been teaching the program in the Durham area since 2015.