GEW from 2007/2008. Entrepreneur for 29 years. ECQA Certified EU Project Manager. Volunter mentor to startups/students/unemployed for 23 years. Speaker, Author, Organizer. GEN Croatia. Initiator GoGlobal236. Mentor Alumni at Cherie Blair Foundation for Women in Business. Mentor at Branson Centre for Entrepreneurship Caribbean. Co-founder WUSME & Ambassadress in Croatia. GES Alumni Ambassador. WBAF International Partner.
Freelancer at Education Locally and Internationally Katarina Jagic
Member of the Board ESBA - European Small Business Alliance (Brussels), 2005/2009, and research on Croatian SMEs.
Working group on kicking off European Entrepreneurship Week by European Commission), 2007.
Mentor to Izola (Slovenia) mayor to organize European day of the entrepreneur in 2008 (Croatia-Slovenia)
Initiator to bring European Day of the Entrepreneur - EDE in Croatia from 2004: in 10 years organized in 18 cities.
Active in OECD LDN (speaker, moderator) and organized the 1st OECD international conference on clusters and local development in Croatia in 2003.
Active in CEI (speaker, projects) and organizer of 3 CEI workshops in Croatia 2002/2003 on Eco-food, Networking, Clusters.
Active in UN ECE ( speaker) in 2 working groups: Entrepreneurship, Women Entrepreneurship and powerty alleviation (2000/2004).
Active in OSCE events (speaker, moderator).
Active in European Commission, European Committee of Regions, European Parliament events (speaker).
National counsellor in EU Europartenariat events from 1998-2002., organized Croatian delegations to: Vienna, Potsdam, Dortmund, Aalborg, Palermo. Balkan partenariat Thessaliniki. Baltic Sea Partenariat. E-Partenariat. Organizer Adriatic Sea Partenariat.
Researcher on the needs in ministries, chambers on training for better services to SMEs ( with GTZ in 2002).
Active in National conference on small business: member of program committee and speaker.
Organizer of 1st workshops on EU funds in Croatia with representative from European Commission from 1999 - 2008.
Initiator to Croatian Government to create the law for SMEs (learned how in Bulgaria) in 1998. Accepted. Discussed at Croatian Parliament.
Creator of few projects of SMEs and Agriculture school Zagreb for EU funding (2000/2008).
SMEA member of INSME.
SMEA Member of EBAN.
Research on the needs of SMEs presented to the European Commission (2000).
Signed an agreement with European Commission to become Croatian member of BRE Network, in 2000.
Co-founder of Small and Medium Entrepreneurs Association (SMEA) supported by USAID -FLAG, including my trainings (1999).
Research on SMEs and local governance around Croatia, 1997/1998.
Elected the 1st President of branch association in Croatian employers association: Small business association, 1997-1999.
Donator for reconstruction after the war in Croatia.
Founded a company in 1991.