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Meet KALINA MINCHEVA (’08), Gibbs Assistant Professor at Yale University

Name: Kalina MinchevaAUBG Class of: 2008 Major: COS, MATGraduate/Advanced degree: MSc Mathematics (CEU, Hungary), PhD Mathematics (Johns Hopkins University, USA)Home country: BulgariaCurrent occupation: Gibbs Assistant Professor, Yale University • Where do we find you at this moment? I have a postdoc position (Gibbs Assistant Professor) at Yale University at the Mathematics Department. • What was …

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DIMITAR STOEV (’01): “I know that had it not been for AUBG I would have never had the desire and the skills to walk the career path I’ve had so far.”

Name: Dimitar StoevAUBG Class of: 2001Major: Political Science and International RelationsGraduate/Advanced degree: N/AHome country: BulgariaCurrent occupation: Managing Partner at Learn Valley Ltd. • Where do we find you at this moment? With my wife and three children at our summer cabin deep in the wilderness of Stara Planina. • What was your first destination after …

DIMITAR STOEV (’01): “I know that had it not been for AUBG I would have never had the desire and the skills to walk the career path I’ve had so far.” Read More »

YELENA OSIPOVA-STOCKER (’09): “AUBG’s multicultural environment helped me gain a true appreciation of diversity and develop adaptability, resilience, and pretty strong cross-cultural communication skills—all extremely valuable in any industry or sector in this day and age.”

Name: Yelena Osipova-StockerAUBG Class of: 2009 Majors: Political Science/International Relations; Journalism and Mass CommunicationGraduate/Advanced degree: M.A. International Communication; Ph.D. International Relations American University, Washington, D.C.Home country: Armenia/U.S.A.Current occupation: Communication Specialist, U.S. Department of Labor • Where do we find you at this moment? At home. In between parenting, work, and a giant mug of black …

YELENA OSIPOVA-STOCKER (’09): “AUBG’s multicultural environment helped me gain a true appreciation of diversity and develop adaptability, resilience, and pretty strong cross-cultural communication skills—all extremely valuable in any industry or sector in this day and age.” Read More »

DIMITER (JIMMY) SIMOV (’96): “All classes with Mark Stefanovich have been a blessing.”

Name: Dimiter Simov (Jimmy)AUBG Class of: 1996Major: South-Eastern European StudiesGraduate/Advanced degree: some Cognitive ScienceHome country: BulgariaCurrent occupation: Product Experience Expert at SAP Labs Bulgaria • Where do we find you at this moment? Varna, on vacation, with my family. If we inflate the concept of moment, then it is Sofia, at SAP. • What was …

DIMITER (JIMMY) SIMOV (’96): “All classes with Mark Stefanovich have been a blessing.” Read More »

BISTRA ANDREEVA (’01): “It was all about the AURA radio, the MoreHonors, the student newspaper, the photography workshops, the theater plays, the JMC internship at an advertising agency.”

Name: Bistra AndreevaAUBG Class of: 2001Major: Journalism and Mass Communication. Graduate/Advanced degree: MA in Cultural Policy and Cultural Management from the University of Arts in Belgrade and Lumiere University Lyon; MA in Conference Interpreting from Sofia UniversityHome Country: BulgariaCurrent occupation: Conference Interpreter and Translator of Literature • Where do we find you at this moment? …

BISTRA ANDREEVA (’01): “It was all about the AURA radio, the MoreHonors, the student newspaper, the photography workshops, the theater plays, the JMC internship at an advertising agency.” Read More »

NIKOLA GENEV (’09): “AUBG prepares you greatly for the challenges of working in diverse multinational corporations.”

Name: Nikola GenevAUBG Class of: 2009Major: Business Administration and EconomicsHome country: BulgariaCurrent occupation: Marketing Finance Controller South East Europe, Avon • Where do we find you at this moment? Professionally I am currently the Marketing Finance Controller for Avon Cosmetics responsible for the region of South East Europe. Personally, I am happily married with a …

NIKOLA GENEV (’09): “AUBG prepares you greatly for the challenges of working in diverse multinational corporations.” Read More »

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