Valentina Taseva

Valentina Taseva

CEO of Semos Education and representative of Macedonian Chamber of Commerce

Valentina Taseva is representative of Macedonian Chamber of Commerce. She started her career as an educator in the field of digital literacy and rapidly advanced to the position of CEO of Semos Education, one of the biggest IT training centers in SEE. During the more than two decades, Valentina has been actively involved in organizing more than 500 different IT related courses on various subjects which have been attended by more than 80.000 people.
These courses have ranged from subjects such as infrastructure, databases, programming, IT service management and project management as well as IT courses in the creative industries. Her current interests are focused on education in the most advanced IT technologies and completely opposite, on the growth of digital literacy for various target groups (focus on education and workforce sectors) in 10 countries from the Adriatic region.

Valentina is responsible for and actively involved in organizing different national competitions in digital literacy in Bulgaria, BiH, Macedonia and Malta, looking for organizing similar competitions in other neighboring countries as well. Through competitions and other similar activities, more than 25.000 young people from Adriatic region gain different industry recognized certificates that can help them into their future.

Valentina leads the team of 120. Her efforts have been recognized with several national and international awards including the EBRD 2011 first prize for Women in Business – Outstanding Achievement in Industry.