20 Jun Support to gender equality
The Associaton of Business Women in Serbia held its regular meeting on May 28and special guests in this occasion were: Mrs. Ann Mary Leroy, Vice-President of the World Bank, who was in her visit to Belgrade, her colleague Mrs. Ellen Goldstein, person in charge of Serbia and West Balkans with this financial institution, and Mrs. Vera Jovanovska Tipko, the ambassador of Macedonia in Belgrade.
Also, Mrs. Jovanovska Tipko used to be an entrepreneur – owner and former manager of psychiatric-therapeutic center. She presented possibilities of networking and cooperation between women entrepreneurs of Serbia and Macedonia to members of Association of Business Women in Serbia.
The World Bank has already supported women’s entrepreneurship in Serbia with the project “Women in private sector”, and Ann Mary Leroy said that in its report of few years ago this institution emphasized the significance of gender equality, and not just as an ethical question.
Source: Business magazine
Author: M. Andrejić