Supporting more women in decision making

Comperio Board Member Inese Bērs acting also as Board Member of women entrepreneurs association „Līdere” was invited to participate in roundtable discussion „She Decides You Succeed” on women in decision-making on innovative companies as valuable guest speaker that was organized by European Women Inventors & Innovators Network on February 3, 2015 in The Royal Overseas League House in London. More than 40 women from The United Kingdom, Spain, The Netherlands, Italy, Romania and Latvia representing different type of women entrepreneurs’ organizations participated in the roundtable discussion.

The aim of the discussion was to get an overview on the situation of women in decision-making in each country and share best practice examples in order to develop a guide for each beneficiary country about the existing obstacles women face when trying to access decision-making positions and the benefits for private companies of having more women in their economic decision-making positions. Inese Bērs gave an overview of the situation in Latvia relating to women in decision making positions and shared her recommendations for getting more women on the boards in innovative companies. Her speech and active participation was positively evaluated by the other participants.