Kalina Bozeva is a veteran Bulgarian pro-democracy activist. He has been the Chair of the Interethnic Human Rights Initiative since the 1990s. She cofounded the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC) in 1992.
Kalina has dedicated much of her professional and civic work to the protection of human rights and their adequate reflection in the policies of various institutions. She works for informed and active civic participation, which she considers to be the most powerful catalyst for influencing public policies. Prior to her engagement in the development of Bulgarian civil society, Kalina was a journalist and authored materials critical of the Communist and post-communist government.