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Help change women's lives through working with the EBRD

 July 25, 2019

Women working with the EBRD have the chance to do exciting and rewarding work with an organisation that is committed to furthering female talent. Through its amazing Women in Business programme, the EBRD is helping women in multiple countries progress their own exciting businesses.

Below, we round up three interesting examples of how EBRD's work has helped women entrepreneurs in Croatia and Albania.

Supporting the next generation of Croatian cosmetics

Taking over a thriving business from your mother isn't always the easiest thing to do. For Ivana Zagorec Kolednjak it was both a challenge and an opportunity to try out new things. Watch the video below to see how the EBRD Women in Business programme helped her grow the company, Biovitalis. 

Lending a hand to Albania's Iceberg Communication

As a woman, it’s not easy to secure finance for a business without collateral.

The video below shares the story of how Rafaela Rica of Albania's Iceberg Communication overcame that challenge with help from the EBRD’s Women in Business programme.  

Helping the future of tea production in Croatia

Valentina Suban comes from a family of tea producers. But, having trained as a pharmacist, she didn't feel ready to take on the family business, Suban. Watch the story of how she built up her confidence with support from the EBRD Women in Business programme.

Transforming thousands of women-led small businesses 

The EBRD Women in Business programme has supported more than 60,000 women-led small businesses, offering them a unique combination of access to finance and know-how. More than €500 million has been invested across the 18 countries where the programme operates.

The EBRD Women in Business programme in Croatia is supported by Taipei China under the EBRD Technical Cooperation Fund. The Women in Business programme in the Western Balkans is funded by Italy, Luxembourg and Sweden. 

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