Dorina Georgieva joined the World Bank in January 2013. She currently leads the Employing Workers project. Her work focuses on business regulations, international trade and jobs. She holds a Master's degree in international relations and economics from Johns Hopkins University. She obtained her Bachelor's degree from Ramapo College of New Jersey. She has attended programs on international development in cooperation in India, China and Russia; as well on entrepreneurship, business and governance in Babson College, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, and Harvard University. Before joining the World Bank Group, Ms. Georgieva worked for the United Nations Development Program in Istanbul, the Institute of International Studies in New York, and the Consulate General of the Republic of Bulgaria in Shanghai. She speaks Bulgarian, Russian and French and is conversant in Chinese and Turkish.
Liliya Bulgakova joined the World Bank Group in April 2018 and currently works on the Employing Workers project. Prior to joining the World Bank, Ms. Bulgakova worked for international law firms in Washington, DC, where she specialized on corporate governance and compliance investigations. Earlier in her career, Ms. Bulgakova worked as an attorney in government contracting and project financing. Ms. Bulgakova holds a Masters of Laws (LL.M) in International Legal Studies from American University Washington College of Law and a J.D. from Bashkir State University (Russia). She is a member of the New York and the District of Columbia Bar. She speaks Russian and conversant in French.
Sabrina Fantoni joined the World Bank in February 2019 and works on the Employing Workers project. Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Ms. Fantoni worked as a Research Specialist for TD International, a business advisory and risk intelligence firm, where she worked in corporate compliance and due diligence. Before that, Ms. Fantoni worked as a Research Assistant at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) where she focused her research on Brazilian agriculture. Ms. Fantoni holds a Master of Arts in Latin American Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Services with a concentration in development where she focused her research on women’s empowerment through conditional cash transfers. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the Mackenzie Presbyterian University (São Paulo). She speaks Portuguese and Spanish.