Iliyana Nikolova holds a master’s degree in history from Sofia University. She has also specialized in management at NBU. She has also been trained at London School of Economics and Judge Business School, Cambridge and a number of NGOs. Her professional experience includes management of people and organizations, consultations, trainings, research, projects’ development and management. She is primarily interested in: community development and philanthropy. Iliyana works in the not for profit sector since 1997 and her experience includes working for many Bulgarian and foreign organizations (Charity Know How, Help Age, Alavida, UNIFEM, Jar Foundation and others).