Ekaterina Dimitrova

Secretary General

Ekaterina Dimitrova completed her Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Master’s Degree in European Union Law at the Faculty of Law of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.

Ekaterina has 9 years’ experience in the non-governmental sector. She has worked as Online Communications Coordinator on projects of the Bulgaria’s Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Bulgarian Platform for International Development. In the period 2015 – 2018, she was member of the Board of Directors of the Youth Section of the United Nations Association of Bulgaria and editor-in-chief of the UNA News Bulgaria online media.

Since 2019, she has been the Secretary General of the Bulgarian Euro-Atlantic Youth Club (BEAYC) and since 2015 – a Programs and Projects Manager at The Atlantic Club of Bulgaria (ACB), where she is responsible for coordinating and implementing a number of international projects and programs of the organization, part of which is the NATO Youth Ambassadors program.

Aleksandra Hristova

Programs & Projects Manager

Aleksandra Hristova received her Master’s Degree from the Brussels School of International Studies – University of Kent, Belgium, where she studied International Law with International Conflict and Security. She holds a European Legal Studies Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Kent, England. As part of her undergraduate education she did a Law Year Abroad at Charles University, Czech Republic, under the Erasmus+ program.

Over the years, Aleksandra has done internships in different spheres of the public sector, including at the European Parliament in Brussels, the Representation of the European Commission in Sofia, the Bulgarian Diplomatic Institute and the Commission for Protection against Discrimination. In 2019, she took on a job as Programs and Projects Manager at The Atlantic Club of Bulgaria (ACB), where she also works on programs and projects of the Bulgarian Euro-Atlantic Youth Club (BEAYC), among which the NATO Summer School international seminar.

Angel Apostolov

Member

Angel Apostolov holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and a Master’s Degree in International Security and is a PhD student in the field of NATO-Russia relations at the “Modern and Contemporary History” Department of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria.

He has worked as an expert at Bulgaria’s Ministry of Education and Science. Since 2012, he works at The Atlantic Club of Bulgaria (ACB), where he is a Programs and Projects Expert, and a member of the Bulgarian Euro-Atlantic Youth Club (BEAYC). Over the years, he has organized and participated in several seminars focused on the relations between the West and Russia.

Stanislava Stefanova

Member

Stanislava Stefanova is pursuing a Master in Law at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. Since 2018, she has been part of the program “NATO Youth Ambassadors”, and in 2019, she took on an internship at The Atlantic club of Bulgaria.

In 2019, she further became a member of AIESEC, where she is a Team Leader since 2020. She is also part of the Organizing Team of MEU Sofia.

In the past, Stanislava has been Vice-President of Interact Petrich, a Student Leader at the BEST Foundation, a reporter in a regional television in Blagoevgrad and a correspondent for an online magazine. She has participated in more than 10 Erasmus+ projects.

In 2019, she became a laureate of the 38th National Olympiad for Bulgarian Language and Literature. She is passionate about writing, in relation to which she has won more than 70 national and international  literary prizes.

Aleksandra Vakovska

Member

Aleksandra Vakovska is currently in the fourth year of her Bachelor’s Degree in European Studies at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. Her interests include European Law, international politics and European integration.

As of 2018, she is a Youth Ambassador for NATO Bulgaria, which is a one-of-a-kind Bulgarian initiative by The Atlantic Club of Bulgaria.

Aleksandra often works in close collaboration with The Atlantic Club of Bulgaria. She is also the President of the European Studies’ students club at her University and a volunteer in Team Europe Junior – a project launched by the Representation of the European Commission in Bulgaria, where she actively helps to spread true information about the EU and its institutions.

In the past, Aleksandra has organized a few informal student meetings with various professors and politicians, one of whom is Deputy Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU 2018 – Monika Panayotova.