Diana Nedeva likes to experiment with social models based on collaboration, openness and empathy. She believes in the power of human potential and collective wisdom to create creative and sustainable positive change.
While on a youth exchange in Belgium, she discovered her first great passion - non-formal education and civil society organizations in general. This is the reason why she made a sharp turn, leaving the banking sector, and headed for her 7-month European Voluntary Service and then returned to Bulgaria to work (since 2013) as a coordinator. volunteers, project and cultural manager, trainer and facilitator.
Her main activity are:
- Development, coordination and management of local, national and European projects aimed at different groups - refugees and migrants, Roma, people with special needs, etc .;
- Development and conduct of trainings - using the principles and methods of non-formal education, on various topics such as global education, human rights, financial literacy, learning, social skills, facilitation, etc .;
- Co-creation of publications and online courses related to the ability to learn, development of key competencies (according to the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning) and global education;
- She is a co-founder of the Meeting Points Foundation, where she develps projects and initiatives aimed at solving social challenges, using artistic practices in the social sphere and cultural projects.
Her hobbies lead her to various forms of theater (improvisational, sensory, playback), clowning, aerial acrobatics and other things that are useful in her work. She is currently studying Art Therapy as a postgraduate qualification at NBU. She works with various NGOs in Bulgaria and Europe.
In Multi Kulti Collective, Diana works on projects aimed to support the local integration of young migrants and refugee women.