Social Activist. Explorer. Storyteller.

 

Snejana is passionate about people and their stories.

Her life has centered on social responsibility, as reflected by her career choices, creative endeavours, and philanthropic pursuits. 

She gives back through freelance consulting for start-up nonprofits, sits on two nonprofit boards, and fundraises for several causes. She also spent several months traveling to some of the most impoverished regions of the world with Operation Change, the Oprah Winfrey Network’s documentary series on  international philanthropy. 

After being fully immersed in the world of production and learning from seasoned producers she decided to utilize her unique combination of education and worldly experience to pursue producing socially conscious content. Upon her return to the states she began developing and producing documentary films and series and is currently focused on utilizing media to make a positive impact in the world. Her calling is in the collaboration of journalism, film, branded content and social media to raise awareness, tell stories from around the world, and fuel progressive action. 


Prior to shifting her focus onto media, Snejana held several positions within government and the for-profit and nonprofit sectors.

Snejana received her Masters of Public Policy with an emphasis on nonprofit management from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. Her policy research and expertise includes topics such as international poverty and economic development, civil society and nonprofit management, and national security and conflict resolution. She also received a BA in Psychology from USC, where she participated in directed research in Social Psychology and conducted independent research on Post Traumatic Stress.

 

GENERAL FACTS

Birthplace – Sofia, Bulgaria
Current City – Los Angeles
#1 Cause – Veterans & their families

COUNTRIES VISITED

Australia
Bahamas
Belgium
Brazil
Bulgaria
Canada
Colombia
Cyprus  
Greece
England
France
Haiti
India
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Lebanon
Madagascar
Malta
Mauritius
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
South Africa
Spain
Switzerland
Thailand
Tanzania
Uganda