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Danae Bezantakou
Managing Director of Navigator Shipping Consultants Ltd and President of the iforU Greek mentoring network
Apart from being managing director in her family business, Danae Bezantakou is a founding member of four non-profit organisations. She believes that supporting young entrepreneurs in the shipping sector is crucial to tackling the economic crisis and remaining the global leader in the industry. “We need to bridge the generation gap and invite young people to learn from older ones,” she says. In her interview with WEgate, she admits it is not...
Baia Abuladze
Founder of Baia’s Wine
Baia Abuladze is the founder of Baia’s Wine, a young but...
Hanna Bruce
Owner and CEO of Växbo Lin
Hanna Bruce started working in the Växbo linen factory as a...
23 November, 2016

Why we should invest in women entrepreneurs in the Mediterranean region

Back in 2012 when the US was battling the economic crisis, Hillary Clinton, speaking at the APEC Women and the Economy Forum, said: "Limiting women's economic potential is, for every country, like leaving money on the table. It doesn't make sense, especially when we are still struggling to grow our...
15 November, 2016

More Women Than Ever Running Micro-Businesses: most don't earn a fortune but would still recommend it

Created by Stephen Batstone A report produced for the business service provider Vistaprint* has found that although most women micro-business** owners don't earn enormous amounts of money from the business, the benefits in terms of work-life balance, better control over their time, and the chance...
03 November, 2016

On balancing work and life

Created by Inge Geerdens Women on top are often hyped as professional role models. Think Sheryl Sandberg, Arianna Huffington and Beyoncé Knowles. But to most women in business, it seems there is something odd about being a female entrepreneur. Conversations tend to focus on the female part, not the...
08 September, 2016

Women business leaders… a self-made movement

Women in corporate leadership positions can “significantly increase” profitability, according to a new study of 21 980 publicly traded companies in 91 countries. All the more reason to encourage women's entrepreneurship, Europe’s ‘self-made’ business leaders! “The research finds no evidence that,...