PRESTIGE was named as a champion company in the representation of women in management and leadership positions within the NATIONAL AWARDS FOR INSPIRATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS FOR DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION by the Council of Women in Business in Bulgaria (CWBB). The forum was organized for а first time by the CWBB under the patronage of the European Investment Bank (EIB). Among the official guest of the event were Lilyana Pavlova, Vice President of the European Investment Bank, the acting Deputy Prime Minister for Social Policies and Minister of Labor and Social Policy Lazar Lazarov, the Ombudsman of the Republic of Bulgaria Diana Kovacheva,
PRESTIGE provides working environment for free and open expression of ideas, opinions and beliefs. We create opportunities for everyone, regardless of gender, race and education, to contribute and feel significant, achieving company goals and creating the sweetest moments of joy that bring the flavor of optimism and inspiration to every single day of our lives!
“The leading and top performing companies have long ago acknowledged the importance of gender diversity for their organisations and we can all pride ourselves for the huge advancements in enhancing female participation in business and leadership. For us at Prestige diversity is not a mere target, it is part of our culture and how we do business at PRESTIGE. Today the share of women in the company is 68% and women in management positions in the company is 71%” says Darina Stoyanova CEO of the company.
The high percentage of women in the leadership team is adirectly related to our corporate culture and to the commitment of our employees. We set a vivid example that the combination of a successful professional career, inspiring leadership and caring for family and children is possible. What’s more, we prove that we don’t have to compromise with one or the other role, and we can be successful both as parents and as professionals, when it’s a conscious choice of the woman. The woman who has firstly overcome her internal barriers and secondly is supported and encouraged by the partner in her life.
The latest pulse check survey among PRESTIGE employees rewarded our efforts in this direction. Some of the key results are:
- 81% of surveyed employees say they feel happy at work
- Over 90% of participants share that at Prestige people of all backgrounds, cultures, experiences and education are respected and valued
- Over 85% of those asked answered that they are proud to work at PRESTIGE
Our dedicated management approach for attracting, retaining, developing and empowering both men and women, as well as our inclusive organizational culture are the basis of unleashing the true potential of our employees and the key for Prestige’s success.