Slavyanka Ivanova

Senior Analyst, Sociological Program

E-mail Slavyanka Ivanova at: slavyanka.ivanova(at)csd(dot)bg



MSc in Sociology, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"


Slavyanka Ivanova has over twenty years of experience in social and marketing surveys. From 2004 to 2014, she has worked as Analyst, Senior Analyst and Project Manager at Vitosha Research agency for social and marketing surveys, part of the CSD group. Previously she has worked at National Public Opinion Centre as researcher (1990-2000), at MBMD Research as researcher (2003-2004) and at MBMD Consulting as senior researcher (2004). Her main fields of specialization are social surveys, concerning both the population and the business-sector and social assessments. She has participated in more than 100 research projects, social and economic, media and marketing surveys and opinion polls.

Research Focus

Situation of vulnerable groups, ethnic integration, child's rights, gender issues.

Selected publications

Children speak out: Trafficking Risk and Resilience in Southeast Europe, Save the Children, Partners Bulgaria Foundation and Animus Association Foundation, Bulgaria Child Trafficking Response Programme Southeast Europe, 2007, ISBN: 978-954-9945-16-4

Social Assessments: Methodological Textbook, Co-author, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, United Nations Development Programme, 2000, ISBN: 954-9724-28-X

From Ideology to Social Technology - Two Phases from the Historical Metamorphosis of Socialism (article), Sociological Problems 2/1994, ISBN: 0324-1572

Languages: English, Russian