We are Tisho, Deny, Didy, Dani, Carmen and Ilze. We come from different backgrounds like business, humanities and arts.


Tihomir Georgiev has BA in History and MA in Rhetoric.
He is certified NLP Practitioner by Robert Dilts and Judith DeLozier and the NLP Global Training and Consulting Community.
Now a freelance trainer of experiential learning programs, coach and youth worker. In the pool of trainers of the Bulgarian NA HRDC since 2014. He is an active member of the International Synergy Network – connecting people, ideas and projects on EU level. Tihomir has been volunteering since 2004 in: nature preservation centre; AIESEC Bulgaria; Long-term EVS in Creative Space youth centre and youth worker at Egyesek in Hungary; local voluntary actions and causes; Outward Bound Bulgaria, AIESEC Bulgaria, Ideas Factory Association, Synergy Bulgaria Association. He has experience in working with minority and fewer opportunities youth.
Tihomir utilizes approaches from NLP, coaching, hypnosis, systemic work and constellations, mind-body work, outdoor, non-formal education and experiential learning. Trained and experienced in the “synergy method” developed and disseminated by Olde Vechte Foundation and the International Synergy Network.
Tihomir is the founder of Smokinya Foundation.


Denitsa Matova is an experienced professional trainer in a business corporation in Bulgaria since 2010. She has a significant experience in working with youth within AIESEC and also had been an HR expert for a prominent Bulgarian IT recruiting company. She has worked on several volunteering international projects within AIESEC Bulgaria. She is a keen outdoor person, practicing hiking, mountain biking, birdwatching and rock climbing. Denitsa is part of the International Synergy Network since 2007. She has been part of various training courses as a participant of the Dutch NGO – Olde Vechte Foundation, co-trainer in basic synergy training course in Slovakia hosted by YMCA Slovakia and a participant in Fusion for Creativity by Egyesek Youth Association. Denitsa is experienced in writing and managing E+ projects.
Board member of Smokinya Foundation.


Detelina Momcheva is a marketing professional with vast experience among markets and industries. She holds a BSc degree in International Economic Relations and an MA in International Cultural Policy and Management. Beside her academic and career development she has been actively involved in various volunteering initiatives and NGOs such as AIESEC, Rotaract and Rotary Clubs, currently a leader in the Duke of Edinburgh International Award. She has successfully developed and managed different projects tackling environmental and social problems, especially ones concerning young people. She is a member of the International Synergy Network since 2014.
Didy is a mentor and a Board member of Smokinya Foundation.

Daniel Yordanow is an IT procurement professional with vast experience in youth work. He is AIESEC Bulgaria alumni and right now is a mentor at Smokinya Foundation.


Carmen Rivas comes from Spain with a background in social work. She is a volunteer in a long-term project financed by Erasmus+ called iHIGHER – volunteering for youth participation and employability.


Ilze Rozenberga comes from Latvia with a background in music. She is a volunteer in a long-term project financed by Erasmus+ called iHIGHER – volunteering for youth participation and employability.

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