Danica Purg

Professor Danica Purg is the President of the IEDC-Bled School of Management in Slovenia, and President of CEEMAN, the international association for management development in dynamic societies, which brings together 220 management development institutions from 55 countries. She is also responsible for leading UN Global Compact Slovenia and the European Leadership Center (ELC). In 2010, Prof. Purg received the International Educator of the Year Award from the Academy of International Business (AIB) for her outstanding achievements in international business education. In 2013, she became the Chair of the PRME Steering Committee and in July 2017, the Global UN PRME Forum awarded Prof. Purg for her pioneering work in establishing the UN PRME initiative. Prof. Purg is a Professor of Leadership and Effective Management at the IEDC-Bled School of Management. She authored and co-authored several books and numerous articles on leadership issues, her special field of interest is looking for inspirations for managers from art and other professions.