Bettina Jones is an international affairs professional, originally from the U.S. but residing in Skopje, Macedonia. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor in English Literature and a Master in International Relations. She has previously worked for several non-governmental organizations, both in the U.S. and abroad, focused on democratic and economic development. She currently works as a teaching assistant at University American College Skopje in Business Communication and Academic Writing, and is pursuing a PhD in Economics at the same institution.
She works for BEF as a project manager, grant writer, and strategic planner.
Galena Poposka Trenevska pursued a BA in Political Science at the University of Toronto from 2008 until 2012. Currently she is studying Finance at the School of Business Economics and Management at the University American College Skopje. Ms. Poposka Trenevska has been recognized for her academic achievements, having received a membership in DMD and a place as an honor roll student. Following her studies abroad, Ms. Poposka Trenevska completed an internship with the Macedonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where she focused on copy-editing the translations of bilateral agreements related to regional economic cooperation between the government of Macedonia and its regional partners. She works for BEF as a project manager.