Ina Mihajlova

Interview of the month: Ina Mihajlova

In Denmark, we had an opportunity to meet Ina, a scout, volunteer and electrical engineering student from Skopje.

Tell us something about yourself: who is Ina Mihajlova and what is she doing?

My name is Ina Mihajlova, I’m 19 years old and I am studying electrical engineering in my home city Skopje.

On how many youth projects have you participated so far, and what have you learned from the experience?

Unfortunately, I have only participated in one project and it was a few months before the corona situation. The project was in Denmark and it was about the impact of the Internet, social media, mainly the whole digital world on people (in positive and negative way).

Explain your Erasmus+ experience in 3 words.

Unforgettable, fun and adventurous

What was the most interesting moment you had while on an Erasmus+ project?

My most interesting moment is meeting people from different cultures and countries and just be friends with them.

What is your favorite traditional food you have tried while participating on a project and where?

Favorite food that I tried it might be a Turkish delight because I love sweet food.

Which part from Erasmus+ inspired you to do what you are doing now?

It inspired me to be more involved in NGOs such as scouting.

How the knowledge/skills/attitudes acquired from participation in youth projects have been beneficial for you?

First of all, I improved my English and secondly I am facing new challenges similar to Erasmus projects.

What’s your passion in life?

My passion in life is to travel in more different countries.

What accomplishments are you most proud of?

I am most proud of being a scout volunteer for almost a year.

How this Covid 19 time has affected your life, and what have you done to grow during this year?

It was hard to be in isolation for months so I decided to be more involved volunteering in informal online education with youth.

What would you say to motivate other young people to take part in youth projects?

Don’t be afraid to try something new, you will have a lifetime experience.