22:29 / 23.05.2018.

Author: Katja Miličić

Women’s business organization names 2018 top entrepreneurs

The 2018 Top Women Entrepreneurs (Photo: HRT)

The 2018 Top Women Entrepreneurs (Photo: HRT)

Foto: - / HRT

To celebrating International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, the Croatian Association of Women in Business named its 2018 honorees for the most successful female entrepreneurs in Croatia in three categories.

The top honor, Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, went to Marija Maja Šebuc, the owner of the first private pharmacy in the country. The top Woman Manager award went to Milena Perković of Pula’s Arena Hospitality Group. Daniela Kasumović Maružin was honored in the Best Women Social Entrepreneur category for her work helping people from vulnerable social groups find employment through her company Punkt.

Goranana Deranja, the president of the Croatian Employer’s Association, HUP, said her organization has been supporting female-run enterprises for years. In cooperation with the Canadian Embassy, HUP has launched the 30 Plus initiative, which promotes getting more women named to the boards of Croatian companies with a goal of getting to 30%.

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