Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina): April 25-26, 2018: Prof. Danica Purg is attending Sarajevo Business Forum, one of the most important business and investment events for South-eastern Europe. The conference is organized by Bosna Bank International (BBI) and its shareholders (Islamic Development Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank) and attended by renowned representatives from business and politics.
In order to point to the increasing and significant role of women in the development of society and encourage them to take leadership positions in companies, this year's Sarajevo Business Forum hosted the panel dedicated to the role of women as leaders in the development of a society.
The panellists were Shaikha Mariam Bint Hamad Al Khalifa, Vice President of the Bahrain Business Women Society, Đemila Talić Gabriel, entrepreneur and Honorary Consul of Bosnia and Herzegovina in New South Wales, Australia, Fatma Çinar, Head of International Banking in Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank from Turkey, Madeleine Mkunu, President of the "Leading Women of Africa" from the Republic of South Africa, Tajma Kapić, Project Director in the “Cradle” NGO from the Republic of Ireland, Semiha Borovac, Minister of Human Rights and Refugees of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Prof. Danica Purg, President of IEDC-Bled School of Management and Azra Atagić Ćatović, Executive Director and Founder of akta.ba business portal moderated the panel and at the end concluded that all the powerful women should serve as a model and encourage the young women to take a role in the growth of women as leaders in the development of economy and society as a whole.