Kristina Boeva is the Monitoring and Control Officer at the TSA. She ensures regulatory compliance and the promotion of ethical behavior within the organization. Kristina also leads monitoring programs for grantee activities and spending, and manages the Trust’s communications with regulatory bodies. She has a major part in monitoring grantees’ program activities and spending, conducts risk assessment of project proposals, and takes part in designing monitoring procedures.
Prior to joining the Trust, Kristina worked as a Jurisconsult at “Corporate Commercial Bank” AD (in bankruptcy), as part of the trustees legal team. Her legal experience also includes consulting companies involved in construction, transport, finance and commerce industry.
Kristina holds a Master Degree in Law from the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.
EVALUATION AND RESEARCH EXPERT
Karina Baltova provides support for the Trust’s research and evaluation efforts with the goal of testing and implementing evidence-based and innovative methods and practices. Karina also support TSA’s advocacy efforts to promote the adoption of and dissemination of best practices and public policies in early child development, education, housing, and economic self-sufficiency.
Prior to joining the Trust for Social Achievement, Karina was a Research Associate at the Urban Institute in Washington, DC. She studied the policy impacts and opportunities for improving the well-being of disadvantaged families and children and minorities in the United States. Her research focused on a broad range of social and economic issues and their intersections: education, immigration, the safety net, and health and human services.
Karina’s previous experience includes conducting economic and financial analysis for a consulting firm and volunteering as an English teacher to newcomers to America. She has a Master in Public Policy degree from Georgetown University and a B.A. degree in Economics from Haverford College.