Diana Kopeva

University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria

2nd International Scientific Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology, Tourism, Economics, Management and Agriculture – ITEMA 2018 – Graz, Austria, November 8, 2018, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by the Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; ISBN 978-86-80194-13-4


Women’s entrepreneurship continues to play an important role in modernizing societies and changing public attitudes towards women, which in turn will enable governments to make better use of the economic potential of female entrepreneurs. The paper discusses the unique role of women in business and their role as entrepreneurs in one dynamic, turbulent and very often not favorable environment. On the background of a short description of the state of entrepreneurship in Bulgaria is presented and analyzed the role of women entrepreneurs – their characteristics, their motivation. Part of the paper reveals and analysis the barriers before women-entrepreneurs. Special place is given to the business profile and managerial competencies of women-entrepreneurs in Bulgaria


Key words

Entrepreneurship, women, Bulgaria, barriers, motivation.


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