26 Feb Establishment of the Association of Business Women in the Timočka krajina
At the Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Zaječar a ceremonial conference took place due to the registration of the Association of Business Women in Timočka krajina which has been established in frame of the project “Promoting Women’s Entrepreneurship in Northern and Eastern Serbia while Advocating Nationally“. This project is being carried out by the Association of Business Women in Serbia as a leading organization, with the support of the Section for the local economic development of the municipality of Zaječar and the Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry Zaječar. The realization of the project is funded by the United States Embassy Belgrade.
On behalf of the project donor Viktoria Nibarger, Economic officer at the United States Embassy Belgrade, emphasized on this occasion the importance of the work of the Association of Business Women in Serbia by supporting the women entrepreneurship which could serve as a catalyzer for the economic development of Serbia.
„The U.S. Departement of State finances two projects with the aim to help expand the associations all over Serbia, as well as advocacy which can enhance the conditions for women´s entrepreneurship in Serbia. The ABW in Serbia has recently established also an Association of Business Women in Novi Pazar and another which is located in Subotica will be opened on 22 March. Mrs. Nibarger mentioned: “The United States Embassy is satisfied with the continuous success of the Association by supporting business women all over Serbia“.