Yoana Barakova


Ms. Yoana Barakova, holds a degree in Criminology from the University of Leicester, UK, and has a profound expertise in the fields of preventing violent extremism, counter-terrorism, digital and media literacy, civil society capacity building, youth empowerment, refugee and migrants issues, as well as human rights protection and conflict management. She has worked as a Senior Research Analyst on the counter-terrorism landscape in Afghanistan, Pakistan and the disputed territory of Jammu & Kashmir. She is a trainer on numerous Erasmus+, ISFP and FPI projects and been working with CYN since 2019.