The President of the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association – EMEA, Prof. Rym Ayadi, participated at the session “Mediterranean Women: The Change is Already Here” of the Mediterranean Women Entrepreneur Forum.
The event was organised by ASCAME and the Association of Organizations of Mediterranean Businesswomen (AFAEMME) with the collaboration of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce. Prof Ayadi highlighted the need to “develop and put in place financial instruments aimed at fostering women entrepreneurship”
During the event , The President of EMEA, Prof. Rym Ayadi and the President of AFAEMME, Maria Helena de Felipe Lehtonen, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen collaboration and establish a framework for cooperation aiming to contribute to the integration and the social and economic development of the Euro-Mediterranean region with an emphasis on promoting female entrepreneurship and gender equality.
The MoU foresees specific actions to be undertaken such as the exchange of knowledge and best practices, the development and implementation of joint initiatives.