Raya Kalenova is the Executive Vice-President and CEO of the European Jewish Congress (EJC).
From 2008 until 2012, Raya served as Deputy Secretary-General of EJC and was responsible for the creation and management of the EJC office in Brussels.
She has been active professionally in the private and corporate sector since 2008 and a volunteer in different Jewish charities and organizations, such as Keren Hayessod, WIZO, Radio Judaica, and Center Ben Gurion in Belgium (where she was elected as Vice President), Israel Bonds, and many others.
Ms. Kalenova is a member of the board of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation and represents the EJC at the World Jewish Restitution Organization and Claims Conference. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Security and Crisis Center.
The European Jewish Congress is the representative umbrella organisation of national Jewish communities in over 40 European countries.