Krassimira is a third-year medical student at the University of Varna and the Assistant to the president of the Association of Medical Students in Bulgaria-Varna, part of the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA). She is also a member of the Organising Committee of the 2020 Young Leaders for Health Social Entrepreneurship Challenge on eHealth.
Krassimira has had number of research papers published and regularly participates in international conferences and symposia. She also volunteers for a mentoring charity working with young people in disadvantaged communities to raise aspirations and help them grow in character and attainment. Krassimira says “if your actions result in only saving one life, they are worth taking. I’m convinced we can affect the well-being of millions of people if we invest in cancer prevention”.