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Theme: Bold + Brilliant

This event occurred on
December 14, 2019
1:00pm - 7:00pm EET
(UTC +2hrs)
Sofia, Sofia-Grad

10 inspiring Bulgarian women will tell you 10 exciting stories!

Networking Premium Coworking Space
ул. „Георги С. Раковски“ 25
Sofia, Sofia-Grad, 1000
Event type:
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Aneta Savova

Creator of Successful Women
Aneta Savova is a Women’s Leadership Strategist helping professional women position as leaders at the companies and organizations they work for. Her company “Successful women” consults women in management and politics to uplevel their professional positioning and land lucrative career opportunities with authority, influence and power. Кey areas of expertise: - Developing leadership stand, influence and impact within the company/organization; - Positioning a strong and respected voice inside corporate rooms; - Building an authority-driven and impactful visual style. She is also: 🔹Host of the women leadership conference - Women. Speak. Live; 🔹2018 Award winner - DAMA GODINE, Belgrade, Serbia; 🔹2018 Award winner - Inspiring women, rated by “24 hours” media 🔹Host of the first women leadership podcast in Bulgaria - Women Speak; 🔹Book author - The woman I have created: Personal path to women’s leadership.

Daniela Ilieva

Executive director of Law and Internet Foundation
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Daniela Ilieva is a valued lecturer at VUZF, UNIBIT and Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski, executive director of Law and Internet Foundation – one of the most renowned NGOs in Europe, a wanted and desired lecturer and trainer, who combines in a very unusual way NLP (neuro-linguistic programing), coaching and hypnotherapy with business etiquette and international protocol. As a consultant and trainer, among her clients are the Family Business Network, the Bulgarian Dental Association, Microsoft, Sitel, Pepsi, Unitcargo, Junior Achievement, Pipe System, Novartis, the National Real Estate Association, large law firms, as well as other private and public organizations. Besides academic books on mentoring, communication, etiquette, she writes also in a journalistic style – such writing, which touches the soul and leads to reflection. Daniela lives, works and communicates with a smile. She carries such energy, which charges everyone in an inexplicable, but memorable way.

Desislava Vasileva

Media and PR expert
Desislava Vasileva is a person who changes people's fates. She is a media and PR expert with rich experience, creator of the Idea PR & advertising agency and the online portal for news west of Sofia - EspressoNews. She was honored in Darik Radio's "40 to 40" ranking as one of the young Bulgarians who, with her ideas, is setting a good example for adolescents and is an inspiration for change. She is the creator of “Workshop for Reporters”, "The good example, west of Sofia“ and „Mission Safety“, projects awarded first and prize places at the Bulgarian Public Relations Association PR Awards, the annual b2b Media Awards and the Annual Road Safety Awards. She actively seeks good news and presents them to the public. She discovers and encourages the talent and creative expression of young people, promotes the nature, culture and history assets in the region west of Sofia. She has a Master’s degree in Public Relations by the Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication of Sofia University.

Elena Nemtsova

Founder of ESPA School
Elena Nemtsova have almost 30 years experience in the field of education. She graduated in National Academy of Music, with major in piano at the performing and pedagogical level, and vocal accompaniment. Her professional career starts as a accompanist in National Academy of Music and teaching in class of piano in “Vazrazhdane” Community Center. Since 1992 Ms. Nemtsova has been the founder, director of the private secondary language school of the ESPA, which is also the sole owner. She is also the author of the unique author's educational concept, which she work with at the SPA school. Elena Nemtsova also creates the brand FUNDAY, developing a unique methodology for learning English for children between 4 and 10 years of age, as well as the artistic module FUNDAY ART ACADEMY, which offers children from 10 to 15 years of age the opportunity to develop their Artistic gifts and interests in 6 different art workshops.

Gena Sabeva

Gena Sabeva has been a business lady since the beginning of 1990. Graduated from the Technical University in Sofia, majoring in Radio and Television. In 2010 he specialized in Interior Design at the New Bulgarian University in Sofia. Gena Sabeva is the President of the Association of Interior Designers in Bulgaria (AIDB) since 2010 and since 2019 she is in the management of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI). Ms. Sabeva establishes a Construction Investment Agency (AIS) with the aim of fully servicing Bulgarian and foreign investors. Gene is an extremely active person, so it's no surprise that her favorite activity is to travel and read.

Magi Djanavarova

Her voice is captivating just like her looking. Everything else doesn’t matter, when you listen her music, because of her amazing aperture. Magi Djanavarova, with her amazing, charming, impossible to be confused or skip femininity in the purest form is the next lecturer in TEDxSerdikaWomen: Bold + Brilliant. Magi’s love of music is from childhood and it’s given by her mother. Thanks to big spectator vote, she won third edition of music show “Music idol”. After that she start her own and successful career.

Mariya Krasteva

Business owner
Education and Specialty: Master of Measurement Engineering and Master of Nuclear Electronics. Business Activities: Since 1993 - Managing owner of different companies. Since 2013 - Private consultant for radiation funds. Community Service: 2007 - 2009 - Vice President of Zonta Club Pleven. 2012 - 2014 - Managing Co-Founder of St. Ivan Rilski Foundation. 2013 - 2017 - Chairman of Business Lady Club, since2018 Honorary President. 2014 - Permanent author of Travel articles in Business Lady Magazine. Organizer and supporter of numerous breast cancer events. Winner of many community service and charity awards. Free Time: Passionate traveler.

Nevena Basarova

Founder and manager of First Kids Academy for Good Manners
Nevena Basarova-Dicheva is the founder and manager of First Kids Academy for Good Manners, where children, teenagers and their parents learn how to behave in society, to have good manners and to know the appropriate behavioural rules in general. Nevena has created the innovative methodology “Flexible discipline”through which her students are taught to respect the rules, while in the same time have the freedom to develop. She is a certified trainer in Emotional intelligence and has specialized in Psychological consulting and introduction to psychotherapy. Nevena Basarova is a certified consultant in social etiquette from the prestigious school Minding Manners International in London. She is also a certified expert in business etiquette from Maryanne Parker - licensed trainer at Washington School of Protocol in Washington, USA.

Teodora Lazarova

Human resources manager
Associate professor doctor Teodora Lazarova participates and actively supports various social initiatives. Her career began as a volunteer at the UN. Supports the establishment and expansion of the “Debate” association club network and is a mentor at the “Cherie Blair” foundation for women. In 2018 she becomes co-founder and member of the Management board of the Association for technologically education and innovation. Her professional business experience includes various expert positions of Postbank Bulgaria, Commerce bank and Blackboard. A few years she is interviewing new members of staff and conducts trainings for NaXex Technological Development, also she was Human Resources manager in Blue Bear Technologies, an international marketing company. Currently she is Human Resource manager in Montway American company.

Yana Danailova

Yoga Teacher, Writer, Nutritionist
Yana Danailova is a Certified Nutritionist, Chairman of the Association of Nutritionists in Bulgaria and the Association of Health for the Children of Bulgaria, a qualified therapist in bioenergy and psycho-cybernetics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Currently she is doing her Phd in International Business at the Department of International Economics and Politics, dissertation on "The economic potential of organic products". She is also currently studying two Master Degrees in Human Physiology and Nutrition and Food and Nutrition Management, an Official Representative of the European Vegetarian Union, Bulgarian Vege Society, for the V-label on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria. She holds a certificate for yoga teacher at the International Yoga Alliance for the Ashtanga and Hatha styles and a certificate of Children yoga teacher at Bulgarian Yoga Federation. She is a founder and manager of VitaYana Holistic Lifestyle & Yoga Studio.

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