The Academy of International Business is the world`s most prestigious association in the area of International Business research and teaching.
Maria Ilieva, who has just graduated as a Doctor of Business Administration from the Graduate School of Business at Osaka City University in March 2020, and currently works as a Specially Appointed Lecturer at the same Graduate School, presented her research paper at the AIB 2020 conference and AIB LAC (Latin America and the Caribbean) Chapter meeting.
Maria Ilieva was chosen to take part at the AIB Junior Faculty Consortium where she received advice for her research and future career by top scholars from around the world.
She also received advice by leading female scholars as part of the WAIB (Women in AIB) during Speed mentoring one-on-one meetings. During one of these meetings she got invited as a panelist in a webinar in August, where she is going to present Corporate Governance in Japan.
Maria Ilieva was chosen to participate in the Research Methods Clinics and Research Methods Workshop, where she obtained knowledge for the current trends in research methodology.
She received the Best Reviewer Award which is very prestigious recognition for her contribution to choose appropriate papers for presentation at the conference.
Only a few people among the best scholars in the world had received this award. All of them are distinguished professors and editors of the most prestigious journals with many years of experience in conducting reviews.
As a recent doctoral graduate, this award is a great recognition for Maria Ilieva and the Graduate School of Business and the whole Osaka City University.