The Women in Economy Gala wich took place in Bucharest on May 19, awarded the romanian excellence of the business women at national level, who performed in a year in which we marked the darkest period in the world in the last decade. The National Association of Entrepreneurs, as organizer, together with the National Confederation for Female Entrepreneurship CONAF marked the return to normal, after a difficult pandemic period.

With a tradition in the Romanian entrepreneurial environment, the Gala brought together famous personalities from the political and economic environment: First Woman President of the Senate, Anca Dragu, President of the Chamber of Deputies, Ludovic Orban, Minister of Labor and Social Justice, Raluca Turcan, Minister of Health, Ioana Mihaela , Her Excellency Mrs. Ambassador of Estonia in Bucharest, Ingrid Krassel Vinciguerra together with personalities from academic field, non-profit organizations, national and multinational companies, nationally and internationally renowned entrepreneurs, representatives of the local and national press.

20 business women, brave women from Romania, story entrepreneurs who found themselves involved and committed and who showed courage and unity, received awards of excellence in various fields in which they performed during 2020.

The first woman President of the Senate, Anca Dragu, welcomed the progress made by Romania in terms of equal opportunities and the role that women have in Romanian society. She assured that it will facilitate the way of women towards entrepreneurship and implicitly towards economic prosperity. In his turn, the president of the Chamber of Deputies, Ludovic Orban, reminded of the performances and achievements of the ladies and encouraged them to become models for young women who want to build a successful career.

Estonia is a model of good practice in terms of gender balance. Her Excellency, the Estonian Ambassador to Bucharest, Ingrid Krasel Vinciguerra, urged the ladies “to believe in them, in the power to change mentalities, taboos and follow their dreams.” Only in this way, she said, ” we can show the whole world who and what we are.”

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