Ana holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Biotechnology and a Master’s degree in Linguistics, having specialized in Intercultural Communication and Sociolinguistics, both from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. She has completed studies in Digital and Social Media Marketing Strategy at SoftUni Digital, Bulgaria. Her extensive 20-year experience in the fields of international relations, diplomacy and defense cooperation has gained her profound knowledge in strategy and capacity building, foreign military funding and training program coordination, interoperability development as well as creating culturally resonating public messaging. Her most recent experience involved communication management at a SaaS company in the energy utilities retail domain. Ana joins Europroject as Project and Communications Manager with a portfolio of research and innovation projects funded through Erasmus+, Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe programs, such as Lex4Bio, FoodImpro’viders, Sea2See, Reliance and Nautilos.