Emanuil Georgiev (Applied Research and Communications Fund) is an expert of the Safer Internet program at ARC Fund. He has an PhD degree in Cultural Studies and MA degree in Philosophy, acquired from Sofia University. He was a member of interdisciplinary scientific teams. He has scientific publications in the field of Philosophy and Cultural Studies. He taught philosophy, psychology, ethics, citizenship, PSHE in numerous primary and high schools. He went through two-year Teach for Bulgaria program. His responsibilities for the Safer Internet program include: scientific and applied research related to the online behavior of children, coordinating the Youth Panel of Safer Internet program, organizing and conducting media/digital literacy training for children and youth.
Rositsa Georgieva (Applied Research and Communications Fund) is an expert at the Safer Internet Programme by the Applied Research and Communications Fund since 2019. Her responsibilities at the Programme include scientific and applied research on the online behaviour of children and young people, organising and conducting trainings for students, youths and teachers on the topics of critical thinking, media/digital literacy, developing materials for the safer use of Internet by children and their parents and teachers.
Lubomir Sirkov (Applied Research and Communications Fund) is a senior analyst for the Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre. He is monitoring and analyzing the new trends a new risks for children in internet. He was also a PhD student (ABD) at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology (BAS), Department “Logic and Philosophy of Science”, with a doctoral dissertation on “Argumentation and Manipulation in the Public Discourse” pending.
Yana Aleksieva (Association Parents) is an expert at the Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre, where she works as an educator and psychologist. She graduated from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” with a master’s degree in Children’s and adolescents’ school psychology. She is a member of the Psychology society and Positive psychotherapy society. She is a certified educator for the Thomas Gordon “Successful parents training” programme.
Antoaneta Vassileva (Association Parents) is a Coordinator of the Bulgarian safer Internet Centre’s Helpline and is responsible for the Digital-Media Literacy Programme in Parents Association Foundation. She graduated in Journalism, she holds a Master of Diplomacy and International Relationship and has specialized International Human Rights Law in Sweden. Ms. Vassileva has more than 15 years of experience in the area of children and women’s rights and policy development in the area of combating human trafficking, prevention and direct support for victims.
Donika Borimechkova (Association Parents) joined Association Roditeli in mid-2020. She graduated from Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski” with a bachelor degree in Preschool and Primary School Pedagogy, as well as master degree in Developmental Psychology obtained in New Bulgarian University. Ms. Borimechkova is a member of the Bulgarian Society for Lacanian Psychoanalysis, group member of the New Lacanian School (NLS) and the World Association for Psychoanalysis.