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Launch event of the European e-platform on Woman Entrepreneurship

Brussels, 30 September 2016 - The South East European Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (SEECEL) attended the „Launch event of the European e-platform on Woman Entrepreneurship“ , organized and hosted by the European Commission, chaired by Mr Michel Catinat, Head of Unit, Clusters, Social Economy and Entrepreneurship at DG GROW.

Ms Lowri Evans from DG GROW and Ms Angelika Mlinar from the European Parliament held addressing speeches where they both stated that WE gate e-platform is definitely a step in the right direction for women entrepreneurs. It is crucial to constantly encourage women, provide them with all the right information about options of financing and empower them to be competitive on a global market.

After a presentation of web platform, round table was held about supporting female entrepreneurship in the area of digital marketing. Ms Aleksandra Đermanović, founder and CEO of Mediacor, digital market consultancy highlighted the importance of networking with the purpose for opening the new opportunities. She also stated that one of the things she owes her success to is always having a focus and never losing one.

In his closing speech, Mr Catinat said that this platform is a gateway to national business associations and amazing initiative for women to grow. It will serve to boost economy by helping woman to become entrepreneurs to create more jobs in the future.

SEECEL’s representatives were Ms Efka Heder, Director, Ms Danijela Kasunić, Strategic Piloting and Peer Project Officer and Ms Mirna Pejić, Project Policy Analyst. 
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