Pavlina Draganova

2016/17 Fellow

Pavlina is the co-founder of Ally, a chatbot that gives vulnerable young people the information and tools they need to escape the cycle of homelessness. She currently works for Organise, a platform that provides tools for people who want to run campaigns on workers rights.

She was a 2016/17 Fellow, placed at Langdon Park School where she built a students union for the school’s new sixth form. She went on to explore the planning system in a consulting project for Future Cities Catapult and tech startup Commonplace. Finally, she worked with Sagar Gupta to build Ally.

Before Year Here, Pavlina was on the digital banking graduate scheme at Lloyds Banking Group and worked at a tech startup. She is fluent in English, French and Bulgarian.