About Ognyan Georgiev
Ognyan is a journalist, covering Regional development, EU integration, and EU funding for regions in the past 10 years. As such, he has seen firsthand how corruption and vested interests can kill a good idea and how a citizen’s movement can overcome a political crony. In the last year, he was a Fulbright scholar in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT, Cambridge. He has returned inspired to do more for community building and citizen empowerment, as he believes local democracy is the best way to counteract the slide towards authoritarianism that we see on the national level.
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