The Bakri Memorial Award was the first in Elena Votsi's career and accompanied her graduation in first place from the Royal College of Art in London. This was followed by two first “Couture” Awards in Las Vegas, USA and a first InDesing Award. For her contribution in culture, she has been awarded by the Municipality of Hydra and the President of the Hellenic Republic, while her work has been included twice in the 100 most important jewelry designers and pioneering modern designers.