Team

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


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Tisho
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.

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Deny
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.


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Didy
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.
Board member of Smokinya Foundation.


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Desislava
Desislava Plamenova holds a BA in European studies and a MA in International economic relations with major in International project management. She is experienced in the NGO sector and in working on projects in the area of youth work and non-formal education, especially with underprivileged youth as recent part of the Step for Bulgaria Foundation. Desislava has working experience in both the public, non-government and private sectors. Previously, she has also worked as an expert on international cooperation at NRIC and as an editor at Interlang Ltd. She has completed internships at the Bulgarian National Bank, the Ministry of Culture of Bulgaria, Renault Nissan Bulgaria Ltd. and the Red House Center for Culture and Debate. Desislava is also a writer, a graphic designer and a regression therapist. Now she is working on a project with the aim to co-found and manage an art studio in Sofia. Currently project writer and owner at Smokinya Foundation.

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