AUBG Stories

Olga Marcenac (’96): At AUBG You Actually Learn How to Work

​Professional success for entrepreneur Olga Marcenac, who currently serves as the country manager for Bulgaria of CallPoint New Europe/Telus International, began while she was still a student at AUBG.
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Daria Kuznetsova (‘14): “AUBG was and still is my second home”

​AUBG alumna from Russia Daria Kuznetsova has come a long way since she graduated two years ago. She has traveled to Oslo, Norway to study at BI Norwegian Business School and is currently spending the summer in Nice, France where she is building her own startup, Nekta.
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Milena Grayde (‘95): AUBG Is a Big Springboard to a Very Successful Career

​AUBG alumna Milena Grayde has every right to be called successful. Managing Director at JP Morgan, she works with the company’s most important clients for Central and Eastern Europe – governments, corporations and financial institutions.
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PR and Communications Professional Konstantina Markova (’98): Change Is the Only Path to Growth and Development

​Konstantina Markova (’98, BA) is a well-recognized PR and communications professional with extensive experience in the Bulgarian media industry. Markova, who holds a degree…
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Transmetrics CEO Asparuh Koev (‘98): “Joining a young company is one of the best shortcuts to personal growth”

​The alumni-led Transmetrics has recently attracted 550, 000 BGN from private investors and this is the fifth external funding for the software company, the influential business…
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Alexander Lapshin (’16): “AUBG Changed My Perspective on Life”

​Back in the day, Alexander Lapshin (’16) arrived as a freshman at AUBG with a desire to pursue a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. However, Lapshin, who is originally…
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Ksenia Lukanova (‘14): “You can achieve anything you put your heart into”

​Passionate, curious and enterprising, AUBG graduate Ksenia Lukanova (‘14) truly embodies the liberal arts values taught at AUBG. Just a couple of years after graduation,…
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2010 Exchange Student Kayla Whittaker Establishes “Rays of Hope for Bulgaria ELI Scholarship”

Having spent just a semester at AUBG in 2010, U.S. exchange student Kayla Whittaker left a lasting mark on the community. Six years ago, Whittaker arrived at AUBG to explore…
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Vera Dimova, HR Director: “Together, we can make AUBG an innovative and attractive place to work, develop and grow”

​A keen traveler, AUBG’s new Human Resources Director Vera Dimova is ready to embark on an exciting journey, spearheading AUBG’s progress as a modern, dynamic, efficient and…
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Yavor Stoychev (‘12): From Working at Amazon in Seattle to Launching a Startup in Bulgaria

​A recent AUBG graduate, Yavor Stoychev (‘12) already boasts professional experience at Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle and his own technology startup in Bulgaria. After…
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