Ambassador of the United States in a meeting with women entrepreneurs from Subotica
His Excellency Michael Kirby, the ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Serbia, on February 21st visited Subotica, where, in City Hall he met with the representatives of the Association of Business Women in Subotica.
USA Embassy in Serbia in 2013 supported the idea of ABW Serbia to help the establishment of the Association of business women in Subotica. ABW Subotica nowadays works successfully and brings together about 90 women entrepreneurs.
Eighth anniversary of magazines “Ekonometar” and “Magazin Biznis”
On February 19th in Belgrade, magazines “Ekonometar” and “Magazin Biznis” celebrated their 8th anniversary of publishing and successful work.
In the presence of numerous guests, bankers, businesspeople and economists, awards “Business Planet 2014” were granted. One of the winners for successful entrepreneurship was Dr. Jasmina Knezevic, founder of general hospital “Bel Medic” and a long-time member of the ABW Serbia.
Biljana Jovanovic, owner of “Luna” Fashion Company, the only lady amongst the finalists for the prestigious award “EY Entrepreneur of the year”
International audit and consulting company “Ernst & Young” for the second time in Serbia granted awards for the Entrepreneur of the year. The only lady amongst six finalists was Biljana Jovanovic, owner of “Luna” Fashion Company from Pozarevac. The award was granted to Rade Ljubojevic, owner of the “Sirogojno Company”. Biljana Jovanovic is a long-time member of ABW Serbia.
Selected the “Blic Women 2013”
Magazine “Blic Women” for the seventh time awarded “The Women” in 2013, who have been elected trough the votes of female readers. This activity was supported by the Association of Business Women in Serbia, as well as by companies of ABW Serbia’s members, such are “Aura”, “Dessert”, and “Ruzine latice” who prepared valuable gifts for all the candidates.
ABW Round table “Women entrepreneurs contribute to development of economic policy in new political context”
Association of Business Women in Serbia organized a Round table on the subject “Women entrepreneurs contribute to development of economic policy in new political context”.
This event took place as part of the project we are implementing under the same name, which is financially supported by the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia and Government’s Office for cooperation with Civil society.
Four priorities of the ABW Board for Public Advocacy were presented at the gathering: 1) amendment to the Privatization Law, 2) implementation of a unified methodology for collecting local utility taxes, 3) integration of private health care into the system of state protection and 3) including women into the supply chains.
“ABW Board for Public Advocacy gives initiatives with strategic relevance for development of women’s entrepreneurship, but also initiatives for solving current issues. Initiatives were launched by women entrepreneurs, but at the same time, their importance is much wider, impacting the entire entrepreneurial population, and further impacting the entire economic development”, pointed out Gordana Djurdjevic, president of the ABW Board for Public Advocacy”.