1100 global leaders from around 70 countries discuss “Creating New Economies” at the Global Summit of Women 2013, on Jun. 6-8 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

1100 Leaders Discuss Women’s Economic Empowerment

A delegation led by President of the Republic of Kosova Atifete Jahjaga represented Kosovo at the Global Summit of Women 2013. The delegation also included KWN representative Mirlinda Kusari-Purrini, Executive Director of SHE-ERA, and Afërdita Saraqini Kelemndi, President of the Women’sEconomicChamberofKosovo. The summit, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Jun. 6-8, gathered approximately 1100 global leaders from around 70 countries to discuss the theme: Creating New Economies. The event served to create linkages between public, privateand non-profit sectors.

“We had the opportunity to meet and share experiences with women leaders from governments and businesses,” said Mrs. Kusari-Purrini. “We also learned about the statusof women globally.”
The Summit aimed to promote and inform women entrepreneurs through anannual forum, research, roundtables and other programs.