Bulgarian Young Leaders Program | BYLP Past Programs

BYLP Past Programs

The inaugural BYLP program took place from July 31, 2009- July 31, 2011. The program consisted of the following three components:


Summer Entrepreneurship Program-SEP (July 1- August 5, 2010): SEP provided 30 talented undergraduate Bulgarian students with a unique business and leadership training program in the United States.


Online articles, photos and video on SEP: 

The Successful Entrepreneur (Sofia Echo)

Preparing Global Entrepreneurs (UNC Chapel Hill's Keenan Institute for Enterprise Newsletter)

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SEP Gallery 

The 2010 SEP Experience

SEP First Impressions (Boryana Balkanska & Plamen Mitkov)

A Dream Come True (Velin Koychev)

Thoughts on Saatchi & Saatchi Presentation (Desislava Stoyanova)


Junior Environmental Professionals Training Program-JEPTP (September 12-October 2, 2010): JEPTP provided 20 young environmental professionals from governmental agencies and NGOs with a tailored professional development training program focused on U.S. environmental public-private ventures and the best practices in environmental protection and resource management. 


Interview with ABF Board Member, Carl Pforzheimer (Deutche Welle Bulgaria)

JEPTP Gallery


U.S. Academic Immersion Program- USAIP (August 17, 2010- May 23, 2011): USAIP provided 20 young talented undergraduate Bulgarian students with the unique opportunity to spend a full academic year studying at select U.S. universities (such as Elizabethtown College, Juniata College, American University and University of Missouri) and experiencing U.S. culture and campus life.  

 USAIP Gallery

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