Veronika Peshkova is a prominent gender activist with a long-standing experience in supporting women empowerment and women entrepreneurship initiatives. She was officially appointed as international UNIDO Goodwill Ambassador on the margins of the Second Eurasian Women's Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, which took place from 19-22 September 2018.
Peshkova is an Executive Board Member and Expert Council Member of the Committee on Women Entrepreneurship Development of the Russian non-governmental organization for small and medium business “OPORA RUSSIA”. Furthermore she is President of the Public Diplomacy Foundation “Women’ View” and Executive Director of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Centre.
She has already significantly contributed to UNIDO’s efforts in promoting inclusive and sustainable industrial development and women entrepreneurship development during previous years and will strengthen these efforts in her new role as international UNIDO Goodwill Ambassador.
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