Dear partners and friends of Karin Dom,
We have the pleasure to announce that the new executive director of Karin Dom is Maya Doneva.
Ms. Doneva won a number of awards for active civil position, amongst which: Ten Most Prominent Young People Award of the International Youth Chamber in the field of civil and political matters and Human of the Year Nomination of Bulgarian Helsinki Committee.
Maya Doneva is a trainer, international consultant and lecturer on the topics of social innovations and active citizenship. She holds a master’s degree in communications from Cardiff Metropolitan University. Maya is a co-founder of one of the first social enterprises in Bulgaria – The Social Teahouse, supporting young people who grew without parents.
As an expert in social entrepreneurship and innovations, she is one of the initiators of Varna application for European Youth Capital. After two successful mandates on the board of the National Youth Forum, Maya joins the team of one of the biggest world organizations focused on children and youth – The European Youth Forum. She has worked in more than 35 countries on issues like human rights, innovative management models, child and youth participation and advocacy.
“I am extremely proud and happy to take the lead of an organization with traditions that has proved its significance for the families of children with special needs in Varna and the country. I will continue the work for quality therapy services at Karin dom and sustainability of the organization. Thank you for the trust and the opportunity to give my contribution for the better future of children in Bulgaria!” – shared the new executive director in front of the staff.
We wish Maya Doneva a lot of success, inspiration and fulfilled ideas!