June 2013,Women’s World Summit was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where 1100 women from 70 different countries participated. In this summit the Republic of Kosovo was represented by the president, Mrs.Atifete Jahjaga, Mrs. Mirlinda Kusari Purrini, representative of Women’s Network of Kosovo (Executive director of SHE-ERA), and Mrs. Afërdita Saraqini Kelmendi, President of Women’s Economic Chamber in Kosovo. The summit was a combination of the public, private and non-governmental sectors uniononizing on the basis of a common vision to expand the global economic opportunities for women through the exchange of strategic options and the ongoing work of women leaders from different parts of the world. Through an annual forum, research, round-table discussion and other programs, the purpose of Women’s Global Summit was promoting and informing women entrepreneurs, as well as empowering them economically.
Plenary sessions and panels were of high significance, where we had the opportunity to meet and exchange experiences with other women leaders from the government or businesses, and become aware of women positions on a global level.