Svetoslava Dimitrova was born on November 4, 1991 in the city of Sofia. In 2010 she completed her secondary education at the National High School “Sofia”, with a humanitarian profile “Law” and English language, Sofia. In 2014 she obtained a bachelor’s degree in “Print Communications” at the University of Library Studies and Information Technologies, Sofia, developing and defending a thesis on “Characteristics of projects for creating e-content”, with scientific supervisor Prof. Elena Pavlovska, PhD. In 2016 she successfully defended her master’s degree in “Electronic Content: Innovation and Policies” at ULSIT. The developed and excellently defended diploma work for the master’s degree is on the topic: “Means and methods for protection of e-content in the information environment”, with scientific supervisor Prof. Elena Pavlovska, PhD. In October 2017 she was enrolled as a full-time PhD student in the PhD program “Organization and Management of Information Processes” at the University of Library Studies and Information Technologies.
She works as Deputy Editor-in-Chief at UNA News Bulgaria (http://news.unabg.org/) – a project of the United Nations Association of Bulgaria. Apart from being an editor, Dimitrova was an Information Services Specialist and a Chief Specialist for Civil Registration and Administrative Services (CRAS).
Svetoslava Dimitrova participates in competitions and scientific forums. In 2014 she took first place in the essay competition on “The book between clichés and reality”, on the occasion of the International Day of Books and Copyright – April 23, project “The book – our more meaningful present” of ULSIT. In the same year she won second place in the category of Twitter-message in the National competition “Carriers of Education”, organized by the National Association of Students’ Councils /NASC/. In 2016 and 2017 she was among the winners in the Competition for Young Poets and Writers “Literary Spring in Slivnitsa”, organized by the Municipality of Slivnitsa.
She is a member of the University Youth Knowledge Academy at ULSIT, expert group “Intellectual Property”. In 2019 she won the “Apple of Knowledge” in the category “Outstanding PhD student” at the sixth annual awards of the University Youth Knowledge Academy at ULSIT.
During her PhD studies she completed a number of trainings at the World Intellectual Property Organization Academy, European Patent Office Academy, European Intellectual Property Office Academy. In November 2020 she completed a specialized course in copyright at Harvard (CopyrightX).
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