Womens Leadership Summit

October 31 - November 01, 2018
Radisson Collection Hotel, Old Mill Belgrade, Serbia

Innovative Leadership In Unpredictable Fast Changing World

Join us for two days of networking with the leading professionals from a different fields.



Find out how most influential  leaders drive transformation in fast changing world and how innovative technologies can  contribute and shape the future of equal opportunity.





Wednesday, 31th October, 18:00
Radisson Collection Hotel, Old Mill Belgrade

17.30-18:00 Registration and networking
18.00  Opening:

  • Ms. Zaklina Kusic, AFA Program Director
  • Ms. Slavica Djukic-Dejanovic, Minister without portfolio in the Governement of Serbia, in charge of demography and population policy
  • Mr. Stefan Vanoverbeke, IKEA, CEO South East Europe

Round table
Female empowerment through innovation and technology
Opening Remarks: Ms. Svetlana Tesic, Telenor and AFA Programe Board Member
Facilitator: Ms. Rina Bar-Tal, Former Chair, Israel Women’s Network

  • H. E. Ms. Alona Fisher- Kamm, Ambassador of Israel to Serbia
  • Ms. Slavica Djukic-Dejanovic, Minister without portfolio in the Governement of Serbia, in charge of demography and population policy
  • Ms. Brankica Jankovic, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality
  • Ms. Sonja Licht, President of the Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence
  • Ms. Jelena Sekulic Nedeljkovic, Project Manager of a project Step It Up for Gender Equality, UN Women
  • Ms. Marija Desivojevic, Vice President, Delta Holding
  • Ms. Jelena Galic, President of the Executive Board AikBank
  • Mr. Stefan Vanoverbeke, CEO, IKEA South East Europe
  • Mr. Yana Mikhailova, CEO, Nestle South East Market (Adriatic Romania, Bulgaria) and President of the Foreign Investors Council
  • Ms. Vesna Crnojević-Bengin, Co-founder of the the BioSense Institute
  • Mr. Goran Svilanovic, Secretary General, Regional Cooperation Council

Cocktail Reception in honour of AFA GENERATION NEXT
Special Guest: Raising Star, singer Anja Vojnic


Thursday, 1st November, 9:00
Radisson Collection Hotel, Old Mill Belgrade

08:00- 08:30 Registration for workshop and networking (for AFA members only)
08.30 - 10.00 Workshop „How to play the game and win”, Ms. Ilana Stein and Ms. Einat Gan El, Co-Founders of Move Up
10.00 - 10.30 Registration for official program
10.30 – 11.30 Opening:
AFA Generation next: Ms.Ljubica Vujovic - Data Analyst, Etihad Airways; Ms.Darinka Zecevic - Software Engineer, Google; Ms. Natalija Zivanovic, Risk Management Department, Banca Intesa

  • Ms. Biljana Srbljanovic, playwrighter
  • H.E. Ms. Kati Csabi, Ambassador of Canada to Serbia
  • Ms. Illana Stein Co-Founder of Move up, Diplomate and Educator

Panel: How technology is helping close the gender gap and empower women
Moderator: Ms.Veronika Tasic Vusurovic, Coordinator, Digital Serbia Initiative

  • Mr. Milan Novakovic, Deputy director of Microsoft Development Centre Serbia
  • Ms. Marija Novakovic, Head of Strategy and Business Development, Siemens d.o.o.
  • Mr. Filip Karaicic, CEO at Quantox Technology
  • Ms. Diana Gligorijevic, Marketing Director, Tele Groupe
  • Ms. Marica Ljesar, Technical Consultant, Software Improvement Group

12.30 - 12.40 Presentation: Project Drumska Strela, Ms. Miljana Stojanovic, Team Leader

12.40 - 13.40 CORPORATE
Panel: How Leaders drive change – how to use the power of business to address society’s greatest challenges
Moderator: Ms. Jovana Rakic, Asseco

  • Ms. Snezana Lakicevic, NIS, Advisor to Deputy CEO - Director of the Function for external affairs, government relations and PR
  • Mr. Petar Jovanovic, Deputy Chairman of the Managing Board at Raiffeisen Bank
  • Mr. Stefan Salom, Founder of Infostud company

13.40 - 14.15 Lunch Break

14.15 - 15.45 BANKING & FINANCE
Panel: Disrupt or be disrupted - how disruptive technology will shape the future of finance and impact the world
Moderator: Ms. Jelena Galic, President of the Executive Board AikBank

  • Mr. Goran Pitic, President of the Board of Directors of Societe Generale Bank Serbia
  • Ms. Dragijana Radonjic Petrovic, Deputy President of Business Club
  • Ms. Dubravka Negre, Head of Regional Representation of European Investment Bank for the Western Balkans
  • Ms. Mina Micanovic, Cloud Account Executive, Oracle
  • Mr. Branko Greganovic, President of the Executive Board of NLB Bank
  • Ms. Slavica Pavlovic, President of the Executive Board Eurobank 

Panel: How to lead in the time of digital transformation and foster innovation in Health Care
Moderator: Ms. Lovorka Nikolic, Co Founder of Esensa and Farmalogist

  • Ms. Jasmina Knezevic, BelMedic, Founder and Director
  • Ms. Marija Krstic, General Manager, Glaxo Smith Kline
  • Mr. Dragan Loncar, Faculty of Economy and Partner Peterhof Consulting & EDU

16.45 - 17.00 Coffee Break

Key note: Ms. Zoja Kukic, Social Entrepreneur, Startit
Panel: Technology and entrepreneurship – two unused tools empowering women
Moderator: Ms. Gaia Montelatici, Co-Founder of Impact Hub Belgrade

  • Ms. Anja Ivana Milic, Arhi. Pro, Owner & Technical Director
  • Mr. Ivan Gligorijevic, CEO of mBrain Train
  • Ms. Biljana Jovanovic, Owner Luna Pozarevac
  • Ms. Aleksandra Bogunovic, Co-Founder of Bexung company
  • Ms. Kristina Jazinka Nikolic, Entrepreneur and Bizdev executive at Strawberry energy London

18.10 AFA Closing Remark



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We are honored to work on creating a better society in partnership with companies and organizations who generously share prosperous international experience while helping us shaping together a society of equal opportunities for economic development through innovation and technology.


Event location

Radisson Collection Hotel, Old Mill Belgrade, Serbia
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Association for Affirmation  of Women's potential and Networking
Gospodar Jovanova 2, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
+381 (0)11 218 0533, 218 0647, 218 2963
e-mail: office@afa.co.rs