Executive Office

Margarita Gulevska

Executive Director

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Margarita Gulevska – Executive Director

Graduated philologist. She has many years of experience in the civil sector. She is actively involved in the development, management and implementation of projects related to the use of assistive technology, inclusion of students with disabilities in education and the provision of services in the community. Has experience in preparing organizational plans and reports, delivering training and research. She has participated in a research on the need for assistive technology in education. Author and co-author of several publications and analyzes in the field of assistive technology and cooperation between the civil society and the media.

She has been in “Open the Windows” since June 2006.

Ms. Radmila Stojkovska Aleksova

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Ms. Radmila Stojkovska Aleksova

Radmila is the head of the Center for Assistive Technology at Open Windows. The long-term work in the association and the active involvement in the projects and activities of the service, upgrade her initial education in the field of special education and rehabilitation.

She is a trainer, author of several manuals and publications in the field of inclusive education and assistive technology, but also an active participant and researcher in this field. Radmila also has experience as a lecturer on assistive technology, at the State University in Tetovo, for students from the group of special education and rehabilitation.

Ms. Marija Velinovska Velkovska

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Ms. Marija Velinovska Velkovska

Marija (special educator and rehabilitator) has been part of the Open the Windows team since 2012. From the beginning, she is involved in working directly with the users of the center where she provides individual support for people with different types of disabilities, support for teachers and families. The practical experience at the center and the ability to apply a variety of assistive devices with a large number of users enables her involvement in project tasks. She is a creator and trainer in the field of assistive technology and inclusive education. She is also part of a research team working in the same field. Marija also has experience in creating accessible educational content for children with different types of disabilities. She shares experiences to several working groups working on developing an accessible educational program.

Kristijan Lazarevski

Coordinator of HUB IT/ Web Accessibility Tester

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Kristijan Lazarevski – Coordinator of HUB IT/ Web Accessibility Tester

Kristijan has been working in “Open the Windows” since September 2019. In addition to the main tasks of testing web accessibility and coordinating the Hub IT program, to a greater or lesser extent, he is actively involved in other ongoing and project activities of the association, especially where he as a person with a disability (completely impaired kind) can share his practical experience in the fields of assistive technology and special education and rehabilitation.

Ms. Marija Cakich

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Ms. Marija Cakich

Marija as a special educator became part of the team of “Open the windows” in September 2018. She has many years of experience as an educator in individual work with children with disabilities and the support of their families. At the same time, at the association for assistive technology she participates in organizing workshops for parents and is involved in project activities that are organized in order to support teachers and professionals for successful implementation of the inclusion process.

Dragana Dojchinovska

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Dragana Dojchinovska

Dragana has worked as a clinical speech therapist at the Center for Assistive Technology since December 2017. She is involved in working directly with users who receive support through a standard way of working but also through assistive technology. The purpose of this support is to develop proper vocalization, communication and articulation of voices.

Ms. Miropi Trajkova

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Ms. Miropi Trajkova

She graduated as an economist and has a master’s degree in marketing and has been engaged in the finance and administration department of the association since 2021. Certified accountant and finance associate, with experience working in the private sector, successfully transfers her experience and applies it to the projects that she is currently working on.

Philanthropists and altruists.

Krenar Qoku

Fundriser/PR

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Krenar Qoku – Fundraising/PR

Krenar started working at Open the Windows in early 2020 as a contributor to fundraising from local donors as well as developing the organization’s communications in the role of public relations person. By creating innovative events and campaigns as well as through meetings with local business companies, Krenar collects donations for the association. He also participates in media appearances and prepares various promotional materials in order to raise awareness of our work in front of the public.

Gjorge Janev

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Gjorge Janev

Gjorge is a graduate economist, has been a part-time employee of the association since 2017 and heads the administration and finance department. He has many years of experience in managerial positions, in managing fund finances in the civil sector. During his engagement in the civil sector, he was also the economic program coordinator and participated in research on women and unemployment, and the position of women in the labor market, in cooperation with the Federation of Trade Unions of Macedonia. He comes from the private sector where he is employed with continuous work, but civic activism is also his professional challenge.

Vladimir Jakimovski

Finance and Administration

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Vladimir Jakimovski

Vladimir Jakimovski has been in “Open the Windows” since the beginning of 2020, as an associate for finance and administration. He keeps current financial and administrative records, participates in the preparation and monitoring of budgets, financial reports, plans and other goals of the association.

Sofija Jakimovski

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Sofija Jakimovski

Sofija Stojanovska is a special educator and rehabilitator who has previous experience working with children with disabilities, children with typical development and working on projects by international organizations on topics related to children, people with disabilities, and research in the field of health and well-being of women and children. She considers herself an altruist and a person to whom child growth and development is extremely important and she is focused on working on this issue precisely.

Gordana Blagojevska

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Gordana Blagojevska

Gordana Blagojevska is a special educator and rehabilitator, master student in the field of Intellectual Disability and Autism. Has many years of experience in individual work with school-age children, as well as in early intervention. Participates in projects to promote and introduce assistive technology in various spheres of social life of persons with disabilities. She has obtained several international certificates, as well as participation in several conferences, seminars and workshops.