President, Association of Business Women of Serbia

Professional area of Sanja Popovic Pantic (48) is entrepreneurship, innovation management, association’s development, research&development. She obtained PhD in female entrepreneurship in 2013. at the Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade. She has been chairing Women Entrepreneurship Sector Group within Enterprise Europe Network since May 2015.

Sanja Popovic-Pantic is the leader of the biggest national association of female entrepreneurs in Serbia. She has been running the Association since 1998. During that time, nearly 200 projects have been realized in strengthening female entrepreneurial initiatives, projects, start up and established companies. She has also a strong academic background, as she is employed as a scientific associate in Science and Technology Policy Research Center in Mihajlo Pupin Institute.

She is the author of two books in entrepreneurship and a number of scientific papers published in the national and international journals and books of papers.

Mrs. Popovic-Pantic is the most respectable national consultant in female entrepreneurship, specialized for innovation in SME sector.US Embassy in Serbia nominated her for The World of Difference 100 Award, which has been delivered to Sanja by The International Alliance for Women in 2012 In the same year, she has been awarded with the respectable nationalaward in entrepreneurship development “PLANETA BIZNIS” and the Captain Misa Anastasijevic “The Best Businesswomen of the year” in 2017.She is married and she has two daughters.