Ivana is currently finishing her final year at the Alberta School of Business majoring in Marketing. Ivana’s love for the Network of Empowered Women has continuously grown over the years as she was a delegate in 2018 and served as a Public Relations Director on the 2020 executive team. She is excited to once again be a part of an amazing team that plans such an inspiring conference and can't wait to share her passion for female empowerment as a Co-Chair.
Besides school, Ivana is part of the Serbian community where she has been folk dancing for over ten years. She has also had the opportunity to intern at a marketing consultant company where she handled weekly social media operations, workshops, and other tasks such as blogs and marketing advice. Furthermore, Ivana is a big traveller, enjoys spending time with family and friends and loves shopping!
Martina is in her fifth year at the Alberta School of Business specializing in Marketing, Strategic Management and Organization. In the past, she has been involved with the UAlberta Ambassador Program, the Business Students’ Association, and JDC West. She is an avid business case competitor, winning 1st place at JDC West 2020, where she competed against the top 12 universities in Western Canada in the Marketing discipline and most recently, 2nd place at L’Oréal Brandstorm’s Canada National Finals.
Growing up in Saudi Arabia and seeing the cultural differences led to her passion for female empowerment. She has volunteered at the Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton, a not-for-profit organization that provides resources and supports women in contact with the legal system. She is now one of the Co-Chairs for the Network of Empowered Women, where she hopes to inspire others and co-lead a team of passionate individuals to plan a conference that will surely be one of the most transformative experiences in one’s undergraduate degree.