Ljupka Naumovska, PhD, is a Professor and marketing communications consultant. In terms of her academic career, she holds the position of assistant professor at the Rennes School of Business in France. Her teaching focuses on digital marketing, while her academic research centers around marketing to children. Ljupka is a communication expert and consultant specializing in Political PR, internal marketing, and brand management. Furthermore, she takes pride in being a feminist and actively participates in various international women leadership organizations. She is also a public speaker and a mentor in a women’s mentoring network. In addition, she is dedicated to ongoing work on projects promoting corporate social responsibility awareness and philanthropic initiatives aimed at helping children in need, poverty alleviation, and supporting disabled students. Ljupka is honored to be a fellow of the US State Department and JICA (Japanese International Cooperation Agency).
Kristina Misheva, LL.M, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Business Law Department at the Faculty of Law at Goce Delchev University. Dr. Misheva has successfully passed the Judicial Exam administered by the Ministry of Justice. She teaches and conducts research in various fields, including Company Law, Finance Law, regulations of financial institutions and markets, Banking Law, and more recently, Health Law. She has authored numerous articles presented at international conferences and published in conference proceedings and international scientific journals. Her works include the monograph titled “Investment Funds – Legal Aspects,” co-authorship of the book section “The Application of International Law in Macedonia,” and co-editorship and authorship of the book section in “Toward Effective Cyber Defense in accordance with the rules of law.” Furthermore, she served as one of the co-directors of the NATO SPS ATC (G5617) titled “Toward Effective Cyber Defense in accordance with the rules of law,” which took place in Ohrid in November 2019. Currently, she holds the position of academic project coordinator for the Jean Monnet Project “EU e-Health Law and North Macedonia: From Current Practice to Implementation.”
Goran Lazarevski, a PhD economist, is currently employed as a Data Scientist at Pfizer. He earned his PhD from Columbia University in the City of New York, specializing in international trade, political economy, and development. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Physics from Harvard University.
Karolina Ristova-Aasterud, PhD, is a Professor at the Faculty of Law ‘Iustinianus Primus’ University SS. Cyril and Methodius (UKIM). She is the author of over forty scholarly articles published in several languages (Albanian, English, German, Macedonian and Serbo-Croatian) and two monographs in Macedonian: Feminist Theories on Politics (Euro-Balkan Press, Skopje, 2009) and Parliaments, Sovereignty and Democracy in the European Union; The shaping of the new European Polity (Institute for Strategic Research and Education, Skopje, 2013). Prof. Dr. Karolina had also served as a Member of the City Council of the City of Skopje (Social Democratic Union of Macedonia, 2000-2002) and as a Member of Parliament in the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia (Social Democratic Union of Macedonia, 2002- 2006).
Zhidas Daskalovski, PhD, is a professor of political science and one of the most prominent political scientists in the country. He serves as the director of the School of Public Policy |Mother Teresa|, which is supported by the Council of Europe. Daskalovski has been honored with several distinguished research fellowships, including the Lord Dahrendorf Fellowship at St. Antony’s College, Oxford University. Since 2014, he has been a public advocate for REKOM in Macedonia. Additionally, Daskalovski has published numerous scholarly articles on politics in the South-eastern European region.