Hesed’s team is multidisciplinary and multi-ethnic. It includes over 75 specialists from various fields (psychologists, social workers, teachers, medical staff, health and social community assistants from the Roma community).
Dr. Elena Kabakchieva, Chair
Dr. Sylvia Vassileva, Vice Chair
You can find a full list of a our team members below.
FOUNDERS BOARD MEMBERS Elena Kabakchieva Elena Kabakchieva Tsvetina Arsova Tsvetina Arsova Dragomira Shuleva Dragomira Shuleva Anastas Mihaylov Anastas Mihaylov Marta Dyavolova Marta Dyavolova Nikola Yordanov Nikola Yordanov Krasimira Denkova Zornitsa Stoichkova Desislava Valova
Boyan Vassilev Methodologist, Project Coordinator, Psychologist Zornitsa Stoichkova Methodologist, Project Coordinator, Social worker Rayna Dimitrova Program Coordinator, Master of Intercultural Studies Velika Peterson, MPA Program Development, PR Antoniya Tilkova Director of Health and Social Center I (Fakulteta), Social Worker Tzvetina Shindarska Director of Health and Social Center II (Fakulteta) Teodora Bochukova Director of Health and Social Center (Filipovtsi), Social Worker, Psychologist, Family Therapist Dr. Savka Savova Methodologist, Project Coordinator, Psychologist Elena Stateva Marketing & Fundraising, Educator Emiliya Mikova Clinical Psychology, Social Work Dragomir Padezhki Expert, Psychologist Marieta Geleva Social Worker Snejana Atanasova Assistant Social Worker Albena Dragieva Preschool Educator Galina Assenova Teaching Assistant Eleonora Petrova Preschool Educator Mihail Mihaylov Psychologist Aneliya Dimitrova Health and Social Community Assistant, Co-facilitator Lilyana Dimitrova Health and Social Community Assistant Yanko Sashov Health and Social Community Assistant Valya Bravcheva Health and Social Community Assistant Petya Traykova Health and Social Community Assistant Maya Angelova Health and Social Community Assistant Rossen Dimitrov Facility Maintenance Ani Kalcheva Cleaning and sanitation
Denitsa Atova Service Manager, Social Worker Yoanna Stoyanova Administrative Director Milena Atanasova Social worker Svetlina Tsvetkova Daycare Teacher Yana Panayotova Psychologist Aleksandar Draganov Health and Social Community Assistant Aneliya Ilchova Health and Social Community Assistant Zoya Dimitrova Health and Social Community Assistant Dalila Georgieva Teaching Assistant Zhaklina Sasheva Teaching Assistant Sashka Yordanova Teaching Assistant
Dr. Borislav Dimitrov Dermatovenerologist Dr. Elena Petrova Dermatovenerologist, Clinical Laboratory Assistant Daniela Popova Nurse at Mobile Medical Unit Elena Georgieva Nurse
Elena Ilieva Chief Accountant Spaska Pavlova Assistant Accountant Spaska Pavlova Assistant Accountant
Nikolay Dragov Consultant Prof. Jeffrey A. Kelly Medical College of Wisconsin, USA Prof. Alexander Todorov Princeton University, USA Dr. Aneta Popivanova Neonatology, National Consultant Dr. Galina Markova Social work Dr. Dimo Stanchev Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Organisational Consultant Dr. Zlatka Mihova Psychology, Family Therapist Georgi Kamov Design Thinking and Social Innovation Elina Zheleva Design Thinking and Social Innovation Slavka Eberhart-Garah, MBA Marketing and Communications Galabina Tarashoeva Psychiatry, Psychotherapist Dr. Kimon Ganev Psychiatry, Psychotherapist Dr. Plamen Dimitrov Psychology, Organisational Consultant Haralan Aleksandrov Social Anthropologist Yulia Popova Child Psychology
The Health and Social Development Foundation has worked with over 40 consultants from different fields.