Women’s entrepreneurship is a key factor for economic growth and a sustainable future, therefore the active involvement of women in the entrepreneurial ecosystem is essential.
In this context, we Open the debate and focus on providing the necessary knowledge, resources and connections to overcome the challenges women entrepreneurs face in today’s economic landscape.
Minister of Environment and Water at the Iterim Caretaker Government
CEO of Junior Achievement Bulgaria
Chair of the Ladies’ Forum Association
Member of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament
The session is dedicated to increasing the number of women in management and leadership positions, which leads to better management of companies and increased efficiency of work processes. The more active role of women in business creates new jobs and leads to the development of new products and services. Diversity in business, including gender diversity, is key to success in today’s dynamic economy.
The inclusion of women in business can contribute to sustainable economic growth by increasing companies’ competitiveness and innovation. The progress in business that is due to women’s initiative and entrepreneurship can increase the economic growth of the country as a whole. It is critical to overcome the social and cultural barriers that make it difficult for women to start and manage their own businesses and to promote diversification in investment and financing of women’s enterprises
Director Government & Institutional Partnerships at Plug and Play
Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Sofia University
Executive Director of BSMEPA
Corporate Comunications, Regulatory Affairs and Sustainability Director at Coca-Cola HBC Bulgaria
The topic of Stereotypes and Prejudice is one of the biggest challenges for women entrepreneurs and investors, which can lead to limited access to funding, resources and markets.
Overcoming stereotypes and building a culture of recognition of the successes of women entrepreneurs and investors can empower them and increase their resilience.
Investors and financial institutions must commit to protecting the rights of women entrepreneurs and provide access to capital and resources without discrimination.
The sustainability of women’s entrepreneurship and investing requires constant training and skill development, as well as interaction with mentors who can support women in their business growth and success.
Access to funding and mentorship is critical for women entrepreneurs and investors, especially in the early stages of their businesses.
Opening the doors for women entrepreneurs and investors to funding, mentoring and training opportunities can lead to a more inclusive business landscape and increase their chances of success.
Funding and mentorship programs should focus on promoting gender equality, diversifying the investment culture and encouraging bold and innovative ideas from women entrepreneurs.
Investors and financial institutions need to be more inclusive of female founders and investors by providing participation in funding, training and mentorship programs.
Mentors and business experts should provide support and encouragement to women entrepreneurs and investors, giving them advice and assistance in solving challenges in their businesses.