TOP Czech Women Awards Announced

24. January 2020

The TOP Czech Women awards announced the results of its 15th jubilee awards ceremony, organized by Hospodářské noviny and the Economia media, at Prague’s Forum Karlín. The mission of this project, under the patronage of Michaela Bakala, is to bring successful women from the private and public sectors to the attention of the general public. Their success stories inspire other women and highlight topics such as equal work opportunities and the role of women in leading positions.

TOP manager of the year, Karolina Topolova, CEO of AAA Auto (second from left) with winners of other categories.

The motto of this year’s event was “Those who are changing the world” – reflecting how the event’s winners change the world from executive positions across multiple sectors. “Even though the number of women in corporate management in the Czech Republic is still below the global and European average, I see positive development in that area. I am glad TOP Czech Women has played a significant role in that process. It’s clear that women can make significant contributions when given the opportunity, respect, and support from the community,” said Michaela Bakala, after the awards ceremony.

Patron of the awards Michaela Bakala greets Eva Jiricna, world-renowned acrhitect of Czech origin.

A panel of twenty experts from the Czech business and public sectors give awards to the most prominent women in the categories of TOP Businesswoman, TOP Manager and TOP Public Sector Woman. As has become customary, three women won awards in the supplementary category of TOP Czech Start-Up.

You can read more about the winners of this year’s awards and life stories of other leading women who are changing the world in current edition of an exclusive magazine ‘Speciál Hospodářských novin’. More information, including the complete list of winners and nominees, can be found at the TOP Czech Women website.


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