As an entrepreneur, educator, and CEO of JA Bulgaria, Milena Stoycheva is passionate about the opportunity for young people to develop their talents and discover their future as entrepreneurs. In this webinar, Milena will discuss the work she is doing to promote entrepreneurship in education across Europe.
Milena Stoycheva is a Crazy Dreamer and Fire Starter, a.k.a. CEO of JA Bulgaria and its spin-off company The Edge: Research & Development. She also teaches Innovation and Entrepreneurship as a Visiting Professor with the EIT Digital Master School. Milena has also served as the Chair of the Global Member Council of JA Worldwide and Senior Adviser of Higher Education of JA Europe.
She was the first Dean of Students of the American University in Bulgaria following its establishment in 1991. In addition to having a few of her own ventures, she has served on the entrepreneurship and science core group of the Intel Education Team in Europe; worked for a while as a journalist with AP television; as well as mentored and coached teams in different training programs and accelerators on business development and technology entrepreneurship. Milena is the Chair of the Digital Health and Innovation Cluster and serves on a number of expert groups and councils with the EC, OECD on entrepreneurial HEIs; micro-credentials, startup, and innovation ecosystems. She has degrees from Bulgarian and US universities.