Our partnership network continues to grow, and we are thrilled to announce the latest addition – ProCredit Bank in North Macedonia. ProCredit Bank has joined our mission as a Corporate Founding Partner, expanding our network and commitment to driving women’s empowerment in the Adria region.
From Strategy to Directive: How EU plans to improve gender balance in corporate boards and leadership
The European Union has made strides in gender equality through legislation, gender mainstreaming, and specific measures, in order to address issues of women being over-represented in lower-paid sectors and under-represented in leadership roles.
The ‘Women On Boards’ Directive concerning gender balance on corporate boards, while specific to EU member states, holds relevance for the Adria region as well.
We welcome you to the Women on Boards Adria (WOBA) network of dedicated experts, ready to empower you to excel in your career through training and mentoring provided by accomplished leaders!
Membership is open to individuals who recognise the importance of capacity building for themselves and the organisations they are part of. Through our programmes, we will offer tailored capacity-building, including priority access to webinars and all other online events, resources, networking, and peer discussion, and personal development masterclasses with leaders of different industries.
Kristen Anderson, CEO of EWOB, on why gender equality in decision-making is a business imperative, and the future plans and work of the European Women on Boards in the European Union and Adria region.
At Women on Boards Adria (WOBA), we believe that talent, ambition and potential are equitably distributed among all genders. Our region continues to grapple with gender disparities in the business sphere and the missed opportunities for growth and progress that represents. In a world still predominantly influenced by male culture, the gender pay gap and the underrepresentation of women in decision-making roles still persists.
Hedwige Nuyens, Chair of EWOB, on gender equality, challenges, and achievements of EWOB Businesswomen of the Year. Author of the book on the glass ceiling. Mentor to over 100 women. There are many shining moments and achievements in over 30 years of work of Hedwige...