Ralitsa Petrova is a student at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", majoring in "Social Affairs". She has extensive and long-standing experience in organizing and implementing volunteering activities benefiting the Roma community.
In 2016, she joined the Arete Youth Foundation volunteer network and became one of the most active volunteers. During the time that Ralitsa is part of the Foundation, she went through all the programs Arete has.
In 2017 she became the coordinator of the volunteer group in the city of Sofia and for three consecutive years participated as a leader of a small group during the summer camps "Together Forward", where she served as a role model to her peers because of her experience and leadership approach.
She has also attended many other trainings, conferences, and seminars that contribute to her personal and professional development, such as “Leaders for Change”, “Summer Youth Academy”, and "Digital Entrepreneurship for the Roma Women".
She is already part of the Arete Youth Foundation team as a coordinator of ACF / 219 project "Roma Professional Network", which is implemented with the financial support of the Active Citizens Fund under the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area (EEA FM) 2014-2021, funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway (www.activecitizensfund.bg)
You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org