s Croatian Women's Network – Croatian Women's Network

Welcome to the Croatian Women’s Network, a global forum for the advancement, dialogue and education of and about women’s issues.

Our members are successful women from around the world, who share Croatian heritage and ancestry and come together to celebrate achievements, to inspire, champion and mentor younger generations.

Become a member today and join a network of incredible women who celebrate, champion and connect like-minded members around the world.

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Our mission is to celebrate, champion and connect women of Croatian descent the world over.

Statistics bear out the fact that the advancement of women throughout a country is a critical factor in achieving overall economic advancement. We know that by supporting the economic strength of the female work force we stimulate significant economic achievement for local communities and positively influence the national GDP of a country. Imagine what we can accomplish when we unite women across the world?

Our members work together to create business opportunities, grow their networks and to champion and mentors future leaders.

Take a moment to become a member today.

Contact us and be sure to include your industry, position or area of expertise. We look forward to welcoming you to the Network.

Croatian Women of Influence Award

It is our great pleasure to invite you to our inaugural global Women’s Conference and Croatian Women of Influence Awards: Advancing Women, Advancing Economies to be held in Zagreb, Croatia on the occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2016.

The Croatian Women’s Network and the Croatian Women of Influence Award is a mechanism to connect successful women from around the world, who share Croatian ancestry and heritage, to celebrate their achievements, to inspire, champion and mentor younger generations.

Our inaugural conference is envisioned as a milestone event that places Croatia at the centre of the dialogue around the advancement of women. It will draw women of Croatian descent and esteemed speakers from around the world to Zagreb to participate in a day-long series of discussions and panels. The event will culminate with a gala awards dinner event where we will confer the inaugural Croatian Women of Influence Award and the Top 20-Under-20 Future Leaders Award.

Conference Program

Advancing Women, Advancing Economies. Realize the Potential

March 7, 2016

Welcome Reception hosted by Mayor of Zagreb at the historic Palace Dverce

17:30h - 20:00h

March 8, 2016

Happy International Women’s Day

Conference / Hotel Sheraton, Zagreb, Republic of Croatia

8:30h - Welcome by Croatian and Foreign Dignitaries

10:00h - Panel: Women in Politics

11:30h - Keynote: Advancing Women’s Rights Globally

13:45h - Panel: Rise of the Female Entrepreneur

14:45h - Keynote: Empowering and Inspiring Women to Become Successful Business Owners

15:30h - Panel: Women Driving Business Growth & Sustainability

16:30h - Closing remarks

March 8, 2016

Croatian Women of Influence Awards and Future Leader Awards Gala / Hotel Sheraton, Zagreb, Republic of Croatia

18:00h - Cocktails Welcome Reception

19:15h - Dinner and Guest Speakers

20:30h - Conferring Awards

March 9, 2016

Reception at Croatian Heritage Foundation/Matica Hrvatske

16:00h - Matica

Trg Stjepana Radića 3

18:30h - Muzej seljačkih buna

(Special exhibit of Karen Oremuš)
Samci 63
49245 Gornja Stubica

Event Tickets

Regular Registration

200 EUR

Gala Only Tickets

75 EUR

* Cancellations will only be accepted until February 26, 2016 and are subject to a $50 EUR administrative fee.


Select sponsorship opportunities are still available. Please email info@croatianwomensnetwork.org for further information.