Also this year, in occasion of the 10th Anniversary, the association AFAEMME participated in the Mediterranean Week, an event for businesses, corporations, governments and multilateral organizations for the promotion of the economic integration in the Mediterranean Region. It was held in Barcelona from the 30th November to the 2nd December.
On the 1st of December, our president Helena de Felipe gave a speech in the 1st Mediterranean Startup & Entrepreneurs Forum on how to boost the entrepreneur role of women in the Meda countries. The aim of the Forum was to provide the right tools and fair opportunities to empower business women to become strong leaders, create powerful start-ups, and influence the world through entrepreneurial collaboration, community and innovation.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.