Irina Socol, nominated in the first edition of the European Award for women entrepreneurs | SIVECO Romania

Irina Socol, nominated in the first edition of the European Award for women entrepreneurs

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Winners will be announced at a ceremony will take place at the EU Parliament

Bucharest, 20th of May 2010 - The Competition "European Award for Women Entrepreneurs" just announced the nominees list for 2010. Irina Socol, President and CEO of SIVECO Romania, is nominated at the Science category, along with other 15 entrepreneurs, businesswomen that deploy successful careers in Europe.

The four awards categories - Economy, Ecology, Science, Student entrepreneurs - and the two special prizes from press and wimadame.com network - will be announced during a ceremony to take place at the European Parliament, on June 3rd, 2010.

"This nomination is a great honour and also a genuine surprise coming from the most solid part of the European press, the business media. I consider that it rewards the efforts of our whole SIVECO Romania team for the last 19 years of hard work that has materialized in complex and successful IT projects. I'm happy that our eBusiness projects are developing the quality of the economic environment and our eInclusion projects contribute to closing the digital gap and to improve the quality of the life for millions of people, in Romania, in Europe, worldwide", said Irina Socol, President and CEO of SIVECO Romania.
The jury of the contest includes editors of economic magazines from Belgium and France as well as the board of the website wimadame.com, a dedicated network of European women. Members of the latter will have the final vote in selecting winners.

"The event that we will organize at the European Parliament in Brussels aims at highlighting women who have managed to build successful businesses in Europe. It is a first step by which we want to reward these achievements and make them known. Awards for the six categories will be given each year in a different European capital", said Martine Abbou, founder of Wimadame.com network (www.wimadame.com).