David TasevskiИзвршен директор / Психолог / Executive Director / Psychologist
David Tasevski, a psychologist – family and systemic counselor, starts his professional career in 2014 at the PHI Psychiatric Hospital “Skopje” and soon after takes a license for performing a psychological professional work. The same year he found a website for professional texts from the field of psychology. In the non-governmental sector, he started working in 2015 as a volunteer and later a coordinator in the “Association for prevention and fight against addictions and reduction of the harmful consequences of using them”. In 2015, he found an NGO that works in the field of mental health and with colleagues from the psychiatric hospital conducts workshops for young psychologists and professionals in the field of mental health. In 2016 he started working in the field of human rights, discrimination, as well as with LGBTI victims of violence. Prior to becoming Executive Director, he was involved in the process of deinstitutionalization of the home for children with educational, social problems, and disturbing behavior, without parental care. Since 2018 he has been a certified counselor for voluntary counseling and testing for HIV, and within the Institute for marriage, family, and systemic practice he is involved in a project for strengthening parental skills as well as in the counseling center for victims of domestic violence. Until recently, David served as a psychologist and Program Coordinator in S-Front. To get in contact with David, write him an email at [email protected] or directly at the office of Subversive Front at “blvd. K. J. Pitu br. 19-5/28”, in Skopje, North Macedonia.
Antonio MihajlovПостар советник / Senior Adviser
Antonio Mihajlov is the Senior Adviser and one of the founders of Subversive Front, and the Coordinator of the Organisational Board of Skopje Pride. Before he became an LGBTI activist, Antonio worked within the software sales and marketing industry in Norway, and internet marketing in Belgium and Finland. Antonio’s responsibilities in S-Front include providing a strategic direction of the organization’s development, ensuring the implementation of the organization’s programmes in alignment with the organization’s mission, vision, and strategic goals and through the 3 key strategic areas. His university background is in e-business management, project management, marketing communications, and organizational development. His interests are advocacy on LGBTI rights, education, and training on gender and sexuality, as well as research on LGBTI topics. Antonio can be reached at [email protected] or directly at the office of Subversive Front at “blvd. K. J. Pitu br. 19-5/28”, in Skopje, North Macedonia.
Angelina IvanovaДиректорка за финансии и администрација / Finance and Administration Director
Angelina Ivanova, joined Subversive Front in April 2016, first as a volunteer, and since September 2016 as a programme coordinator with main responsibility – institutional development of the organisation. She is in her final year of her studies at the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering. Her activism began in 2014 when she participated in the Gay Games in Cleveland, USA, where she was the first and so far the only Macedonian participant. Since then she grew to a dedicated human rights defender of LGBTI people in Macedonia and has participated in several projects conducted in Macedonia and the Balkans. Contact Angelina at [email protected] or directly in the office of Subversive Front “blvd. K. J. Pitu br. 19-5/28”, in Skopje, North Macedonia.
Stefan PetrovskiПрограмски координатор и Соработник за комуникации / Programme Coordinator and Communications Officer
Stefan Petrovski is a Programme Coordinator and Communications Officer at Subversive Front and in Skopje Pride. From a young age, he began his journey in the world of volunteering by participating in projects that strengthened the capacity of young people in the fields of lobbying and advocacy, international relations, human rights, photography, and videography. Currently, he is a student of English Language at Literature at the “Blazhe Koneski” Faculty in Skopje, and attended studies at the University of Utah through the Global UGRAD program in 2017 – of which he is one of the honor students. His field of study and research focuses on gender, sexuality, and ethnicity in literature and linguistics, as well as utopian and dystopian narratives. He will be pursuing these topics in his future Grad and PhD studies. To get in contact with Stefan, write him an email at [email protected] or directly at the office of Subversive Front at “blvd. K. J. Pitu br. 19-5/28”, in Skopje, North Macedonia.
Ivana KostovskaПроектна асистентка / Социјална работничка / Project Assistant / Social Worker
Ivana Kostovska is a Project Assistant and Social Worker in Subversive Front. She started her professional experience in 2009. Since then, she has been working with various target groups. For a long time, the focus of her work has been on the fight against gender-based violence and domestic violence, the fight for women’s rights and gender equality. In 2016, she started working in the field of human rights, with a narrower focus on working with LGBTI+ victims of violence in the Safe House. She’s spent the last two years of her professional development as a service provider in the First Family Center of the City of Skopje. Ivana can be reached at [email protected] or directly at the office of Subversive Front on “blvd. K. J. Pitu br. 19-5/28”, in Skopje, North Macedonia.
Viktorija BondikjovaЧлен на управен одбор / Консултант за истражувања / Steering Board Member / Research Consultant
Viktorija Bondikjova, External Consultant at Subversive Front, holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the Faculty of Philosophy at the “Ss. Cyril and Methodious University” in Skopje. As a youth worker, she possesses numerous volunteering experiences in the field of youth education, gender rights and gender democracy on national and international level as a certified peer educator for gender equality. She has been working on projects in several organizations in the civic sector, while taking advantage of community psychology in order to create positive changes in relation to LGBTI issues. Her work is focused on 2 out of 5 strategic fields in the organization: research and policies on LGBTI issues, training and education on gender and sexuality, and contributes to the organizational development through implementation of positive HR practices. Viktorija can be reached at [email protected] or directly at the office of Subversive Front at “blvd. K. J. Pitu br. 19-5/28”, in Skopje, North Macedonia.
Kristefer StojanovskiЧлен на Управен Одбор / Steering Board Member / Консултант за истражувања / Research Consultant
Maja AtanasovaЧлен на Управен одбор / Steering Board Member
Маја Atanasova is a graduate lawyer experienced in the field of promotion and protection of human rights. She is experienced in representing cases before competent courts and other state and international bodies, preparing legal opinions as well as organizing and conducting trainings and seminars on various aspects of the area of human rights. She is especially devoted to the youth, working on encouraging youth activism, knowledge and acting in the field of human rights and protection against discrimination. She joined S-front in order to contribute to the protection and promotion of LGBTI rights and gender issues. Maja can be reached at [email protected] or directly at the office of Subversive Front at Blvd. „K. J. Pitu” br. 19-5/28, in Skopje, North Macedonia.