Bagel Bejgl at the Social Innovators Conference

On October 2, 2017, the second Social Innovators Conference was held in Skopje, hosted by Social Impact Lab and Association Public. This Conference was inspired by the idea that social innovation can bring positive inspiration and transformation to a community. Many important actors from the region participated in the panel discussion, including State Secretary of the Republic of Slovenia, Tadej Slapnik, and the president of Global Social Entrepreneurship Network (GSEN) Krisztina Tora. Participants had an opportunity to meet, network, and enjoy the excellent atmosphere during the Conference.

This year, Marijana Savic, director of NGO Atina, was among 9 speakers from different countries across Europe. She presented Bagel Bejgl shop, a social enterprise which provides education opportunities for women who have survived, or are at risk of, human trafficking, exploitation, and violence.