ProCredit Bank in North Macedonia Partners with Women on Boards Adria to Drive Women’s Empowerment

16/02/2024

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.

As a development-oriented commercial bank, ProCredit Bank provides services to small and medium enterprises and individuals, setting high standards in banking operations. Additionally, the bank focuses on creating opportunities for greater economic inclusion and providing financial support to women-led local businesses in North Macedonia. Therefore, we are honored to embark on the journey of driving the women’s empowerment agenda in North Macedonia together.

Promoting the inclusion of women in business leadership is vital for realizing full economic potential, playing a key role in job creation, closing the gender gap, and fostering long-term sustainability. Moreover, ProCredit Bank is one of the leaders in promoting and supporting green financing projects related to energy efficiency, renewable energy production, and investments contributing to environmental protection in North Macedonia.

As a part of our cooperation, we are also proud to welcome Jovanka Joleska Popovska, Chair of the Supervisory Board of ProCredit Bank in North Macedonia, as our Ambassador! With over 20 years of professional experience in the banking industry, Ms. Joleska Popovska is dedicated to promoting responsible and sustainable businesses, a commitment that is also evident in the bank’s operations under her leadership.

It is important to emphasize that effective leadership is a complex and multilayered trait, and individual characteristics and skills play a significant role regardless of gender. The goal is not to stereotype or generalize, but to recognize and appreciate the different strengths that individuals, both men and women, bring to leadership roles, said Jovanka Joleska Popovska Chair of the Supervisory Board of ProCredit Bank in North Macedonia.

ProCredit Bank, guided by Ms. Joleska Popovska’s vision significantly contributes to the development of local companies in North Macedonia, providing crucial financial support and particularly empowering women-led businesses. Ms. Joleska Popovska brings not only extensive experience and expertise to our mission but also a deep commitment to advocating for responsible and innovative business practices.

We warmly welcome ProCredit Bank in North Macedonia to the Women on Boards Adria and eagerly anticipate our joint initiatives.

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