In the context of International Women’s Day on March 8, Daniela Serban, VERTIK Coordinator Partner, participated in an interview with Careers Magazine. With a background in economics and more than 16 years of experience in the capital market, Daniela is the driving force behind the Romanian Investor Relations Association (ARIR), the country’s sole professional association dedicated to promoting best practices in corporate governance and investor relations. Additionally, she recently founded the VERTIK Association for the Future, a new independent Think Tank in Romania focused on sustainable development and revitalizing the post-pandemic economy. Daniela has been an influential figure among top managers for over 15 years, having initiated various projects from scratch and fostering relevant communities.
In the interview, Daniela delved into the experiences and challenges faced by modern women in leadership roles. She openly discussed the traps and obstacles encountered, as well as dilemmas, ideals, and normalities that arise. She also highlighted the importance of personal baggage and emotional first-aid kits as indispensable tools for navigating the complex journey of leadership. Importantly, Daniela did not shy away from addressing sensitive topics or professional vulnerabilities, including the intersection of marriage and motherhood
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