Marta Turk is director of the Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ljubljana for the third mandate and has strong influence in introducing IT technology as a tool for cooperation with members of the chamber. Furthermore, she is an entrepreneur in full meaning of the word: she initiates ideas and develops results. As one of the entrepreneurial pioneers in Slovenia, she has experience in policy development, by participating in the work of bodies representing and lobbying for SMEs, (National Council, Chamber of Commerce, Small business development centre etc, non for profit association). Through her international activities as expert for women entrepreneurship, she was invited speaker at many conferences and symposiums at OECD Leed, UNECE, WIPO and ILO Turin Center. She participated also to the International program of USIA and was cooperating as fellow with the Ashoka organisation.
She graduated in economy, but beside her professional business activities, she had successful working experience in art (theatre and film). She conducted several researches on small business and female entrepreneurship and initiated many projects targeting on women entrepreneurs, young entrepreneurs etc. Today she is a senior consultant and mentor at the Institute for research and development of family and women entrepreneurship ZAVOD META focusing on service support and network for women, young people and start-ups in Slovenia in their economic empowerment.