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AmCham Hosts Conference on Women’s Entrepreneurship

A conference, enttled”EmpowerHer: Elevate to Excellence”, is hosted on Friday in Sofia by the American Chamber of Commerce (ACC) in Bulgaria on the occasion of International Women’s Day – March 8, the Chamber said.
The EmpowerHer initiative was launched in 2022 by the American Chambers of Commerce in Europe, the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union and the U.S. Department of Commerce. Its main goal is to increase women’s economic empowerment in the workplace and female entrepreneurship. The initiative works to improve the business environment for women, identifying opportunities and mechanisms to raise awareness of the depth and importance of the topic among various stakeholders. As an initiative of organizations on both sides of the Atlantic, it seeks to achieve engagement among companies in the US and Europe by embracing and implementing gender equality principles and creating opportunities to empower women in their organizations, the release noted.
Програмата на конференцията включва панелна дискусия “EmpowerBank: Lead and Inspire”, в която са поканени да участват представители на членове на АТК, сред които Бойка Дочева, директор “Човешки ресурси” ,”АйБиЕм” България (IBM Bulgaria), Милена Костова-Органджиева, управляващ директор, “ЕмЕсДи” България (MSD Bulgaria), Дарина Стоянова, главен изпълнителен директор, “Престиж-96” АД, Румяна Петева, директор “Човешки ресурси”, “Каменица“, Пламена Чернева, член на борда на European Entrepreneur Founders Forum и основател на Nordic Women in Tech. 
Deputy Prime Minister and outgoing Foreign Minister Mariya Gabriel was invited to attend the opening of the forum.