About Us

WWR - Mission and objectives

The mission of the Cultural Tourist Association Women Writers Route is to pursue joint interests of individuals, institutions, local communities and regions participating in cultural creation and performance, education and scientific creativity and pursuits as well as in the promotion of tourism associated with women’s literature.

The Association’s objective is to set up and manage the cultural route Women Writers Route, which is dedicated to women writers and will:

  • raise awareness of European history of human rights and democracy,
  • present the exceptional efforts of women writers in these processes,
  • expand cultural exploration of women’s literature in the context of European history, identity and values,
  • introduce the wider public to their lives and works through inspiring presentations and dynamic cultural activities,
  • expand and integrate professional, cultural and tourist exploration of women’s literature, their life stories and relevant locations.

The Association pursues its mission by:

dissemination of knowledge about women writers in the context of European heritage and history

promote cultural and study exchanges of young Europeans,

fostering dialogue and exchange of good practices,

development of sustainable and ethical tourism,

raising the awareness of our common European history with local stories,

promotional activities for cultural and tourism development,

meetings and events, and coordinating the Association’s activities,

liaising with similar organizations worldwide,

cooperation of research institutions, universities and professionals,



Honorary President:

Programme Council:


Mateja Jančar, Project Manager

She graduated in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory and English Language and Literature at the University of Ljubljana. She worked as translator, editor, script writer, PR officer, manager and dramaturg. So far, she has translated nine books and numerous articles, short stories, essays and films. She has experience in project and programme management, organization, publishing, translating and linguistics, and international co-operation.

Špela Bogataj, Business Secretary

After High School of Design and Photography in Ljubljana Špela attended a professional qualification course at Educational Centre Miklošič to become a business secretary. Her first work experience was in a photo studio. She went on to work as a business secretary at the company Arcadia Lightwear, where she helped organise exhibitions and lectures for students and architects.

Management Board:

Andreja Rihter, PhD Director

Andreja Rihter was the first President of the Board of the International Foundation– Forum of Slavic Cultures (FSK), serving two terms of office, from its inception in 2004 until 2006 and again from 2008 until 2012, when she was appointed Director of the FSK. She continues to serve as FSK Director today. She is the author of FSK’s first project 100 Slavic Novels, initiator of ŽIVA Award for the best Slavic museum and of the newly developed cultural route project Women Writers Route (WWR) as well as the inceptor of diverse international collaborations between Slavic speaking countries and beyond.

Scientific Council

Katja Mihurko Poniž

Biljana Dojčinović

Maša Grdešič

Monika Rudaś Grodzka

Igor Stamenković




Name: Cultural Tourism Association Pot pisateljic – Women Writers Route.
Abbreviated name: Women Writers Route Association – WWR
Address: Cesta 27. aprila 47, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

T: +386 (0) 20 10 458 
E: info@womenwriters.eu
W: https://www.womenwriters.eu

Tax no. 41719646
Identification no. 4124901000
IBAN SI56 3000 0002 8917 967  (Sberbank d.d., Dunajska 128a, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia)

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