Irena Chaushevska has 15 years working experience ranging from government, telco and software development companies and EdTech and FinTech startups. She is one of the creators of the start-up scene in South-Eastern Europe and in the last 3 years she is actively involved in the startup community in USA as well. She have experience in mentoring startups, moderating panels and speaking at conferences.
Irena is space enthusiast and Local Lead for NASA Space Apps Challenge Silicon Valley and Chief Coordinator for Central and Eastern Europe. She was selected as Women Entrepreneurial Leader for 2014 by the International Council for Small Business with HQ in Washington DC and was invited to speak at Stanford University on two occasions in 2016.
Chaushevska is also part of the Global Solutions Program 2016 of Singularity University at NASA Ames Research Park. She holds Bachelor in Law, Master degree in Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations and have accomplished the Harvard University Kennedy School’s Executive Education Negotiations program.