Super Women of Zvornik: Turning Caterpillars into Beautiful Butterflies
“Super Women” is a Zvornik-based, socially-responsible business that provides professional cleaning services while also working to employ women over the age of 40, who have lower levels of education and little to no formal work experience.
Entrepreneur Avdo Halilović Inspires Hope for Bosnia’s Youth
More and more people, especially youth, are leaving Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). According to World Bank estimates, approximately 1.6 million people who were born in BiH now live outside of the country.
Girls Coding Kosova: Empowering Women Programmers Code by Code
Girls Coding Kosova is proving that the technology sector is not just a man’s domain.
Funky Guerrilla: Socially Beneficial Entrepreneurship
Young entrepreneurs from Bosanska Gradiška are showing that an original idea and tenacity pay off. Their creative team has embarked on quite a business adventure – to create and sell clothes – with the goal of developing their own product and placing it on the market.
Vital Voices: Investing in Women for a Better Tomorrow
On every professional path there are roadblocks. When working in human rights and peacebuilding in a post-conflict society, these roadblocks can be particularly numerous. In the constant struggle to continue moving forward, a network of supporters and mentors is truly invaluable.
Investing in Women; Investing in the Future
Women are the largest under-utilized asset in the world. In Turkey, less than 9% of entrepreneurs are women. Turkey’s only women-focused investment platform, the Arya Women Investment Platform, wants to change this. Balkan Diskurs spoke to Ahu Serter, founder of the Arya Women Investment Platform, about the platform’s work, its ongoing projects and its future plans.