Mentoring Program

Invitation Award Ceremony




22 March 2019, Friday, 10:30a.m-12:30p.m

British Ambassador Residence, 36 Vassil Levski Blvd, Sofia


The Bulgarian Chevening Association is pleased to invite you to the Mentoring Awards Ceremony.

Taking place on Friday, 22nd of March 2019 the “Shapers of Tomorrow” Mentoring Awards ceremony will honor and recognize mentors and mentees who have demonstrated inspirational role models during the first year of our mentoring program.

Be prepared to be inspired by our Influential Speakers and by the ‘Shapers of Tomorrow’ Mentors and Mentees of the year 2018/2019.

This is a fantastic opportunity to network with mentors, business leaders and distinguished guests and you are cordially invited to attend!

Dress Code – Business Formal

Registration:please click here

or send an email to The event is free of charge upon invitation and requires registration. Registration is open until 20.03.2019.  Please bring your ID with you and a printed copy of the invitation.

The Bulgarian Chevening Association unites alumni from leading UK universities of the Chevening programme of the British Government (

The “Shapers of Tomorrow” Mentoring Program aims to support the professional development of Bulgarian students in the UK or recent graduates returning to Bulgaria and encourage community of engaged and skillful youth to lead the social change and shape civil society of tomorrow.

For any further inquiries regarding the event, please contact Ms. Roumiana Atanassova at, mobile 00359 893 570548.

More information at: https:

Join us for a celebration and networking with mentors and professionals!




10:30               Arrival and welcoming coffee

10:45–11:30      Opening speechby H.P. Ms. Emma Hopkins, Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Bulgaria

Mr. Rоussi Ivanov, European Affairs Director General

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria [to be confirmed]

Mr. Marko Pavic, Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Republic of Croatia [to be confirmed]

Representative of the Chevening Secretariat– emphasizing the value of the ‘Shapers of Tomorrow’ mentors and mentee [to be confirmed]

Ms. Lyubov Kostova, Director of the British Council in Bulgaria

Ms Roumiana Atanassova, chair of the Bulgarian Chevening Association

Mentoring for Success – the partners and other stakeholders’ role in the BCA mentoring program, and going beyond the Bulgarian’s boarders.

Ms Boryana Boshnakova, the Power of the BCA Mentoring program-

insights, learnings and inspiration.


11:30 -12:00     Hide park awards presentations

Awarded Mentors and Mentees will be invited to share their experience and benefits from participating in the mentoring program.

12:00 – 12:15    Exchanging a Letter of Intent with the representatives of the Chevening Associations –  on a common vison for further enlargement of the Bulgarian Chevening Association Mentoring programme.


12:15–12:30      Closing remarks and what is next

Ms Roumiana Atanssova, Chairwoman of BCA

The event is part of the Bulgarian Chevening Mentoring Program, supported by the Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the Republic of Bulgaria and implemented in cooperation with the British Council in Bulgaria and the British Bulgarian Business Association.

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to show your support to mentoring and be a part of this event!

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