Who we are
We are building a strong community of women who are entrepreneurs in life and in soul.
Surround yourself with like-minded women who understand what you want and need, so we can make you flourish!
BWFNL was founded by Osnat Peled, a former Israeli who relocated to Romania in 2005 and in 2020 to the Netherlands.
Osnat, a real soul-driven entrepreneur, has 20 years of practical business experience through several companies she has owned & managed successfully during the years.
She currently serves as the Managing Partner at EVO MCBA, a multinational social media tech/digital marketing company, and as a board member at Mentor Capital & Business Advisory Ltd.
In 2015, Osnat established BWFR (Business Women Forum Romania), which in 2019 became the largest businesswomen's organization in Romania, supporting more than 6,000 registered members - all are businesswomen and leading female entrepreneurs and now we are proud to establish BWFNL (Business Women Forum Netherlands), Non-profit organization to support women in business.
Her financial know-how, combined with an international financiers & investors network and a practical view on business management, have led her in launching and leading BWFR while supporting the local Romanian businesswomen.
She began as a consultant in the Ministry of Economy in Israel, through a special division which was created to provide tools for entrepreneurs on their starting point and also for active businesses.
In the private sector business arena, Osnat has advised international companies from all domains,
Combining her thorough entrepreneurial background, along with the financial expertise (private investment and project finance) has served her well, towards her current position within the private investment team of MCBA (Mentor Capital & Business Advisory).
Her daily challenges are built with a view of optimizing companies, developing and implementing greater strategies and empower synergies for better performance, holding her last mandate as a managing partner at MCBA-EVO, social media management, and brand reputation company.
Osnat has a strong belief in the welfare of women and the importance of dedicating and promoting women from all positions of management, entrepreneurs, business owners, NGO leaders, corporate managers, as well as any ambitious women who wish to increase their business activity, promote themselves, extend their network and progress their know-how, by having inspiration from other successful businesses and women from all kinds of sectors.
This belief has led her to create the non-profit organization - Business Women Forum Netherlands, which targets all the goals above.
"I am a great believer in sharing ideas, thoughts, and strategies. 20 years ago I was actively participating in a business women forum community in Israel. I was a young entrepreneur, having a startup company, with no contacts, no network at all, only a great vision to change the world… during one of the conferences, I met an older businesswoman and we started to talk. We found so many common things to talk about and she decided to help me. She recommended my services to a friend of hers who actually became my first client.
Only then I learned the power of what networking is, as well as how important it is to also help other entrepreneurs in their first steps.
After our great success in Romania, helping many female entrepreneurs, I'm proud to launch BWFNL and hope to share this vision with more women, to bring more business-women into this circle and combine it as well with gathering and giving know-how from other women. I never stopped learning from other people, I aim to keep on learning and get inspired as well. I believe in women's power and wish to help more women in achieving success, by creating strong networks and expose them to essential know-how."
"Throughout my journey, I learned that "the more I give, the more I get and decided this will be my way of life. I share all my business "secrets” and tools, as I believe (and validated this already) that the gain will be much higher than that..."
Osnat Peled (founder)
Meet the Team
PR & Events Manager
Social Media Coordinator
Social media & Blogger
Every year BWFR and BWFNL are nominating an honorary advisory board. Incorporated by top business women, corporate managers, and volunteers who are joining forces with our organization, aiming to achieve growth, support our members, and develop our activities.
Senior HR Manager - Adecco
HR Project Manager - Oracle
CEE, B2B BTL Manager - UPC