WOMEN LEADERSHIP IN THE ECONOMY AND INDUSTRY at the agenda of the African Women’s Forum in Brussels

November 16, 2019

Co-Chaired by Mrs. Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, President, Women's International Shipping & Trading Association, and Mrs. Bouthayna Iraqui-Houssaini, Director General, Locamed, Morocco, a Special Programme was devoted to the accession of Women to strategic positions in the economy and industry, with a special focus on gender equality in the maritime industry.

Among the distinguished Speakers: Mr. Abbas Ali Al Naqi, Secretary General, Organisation of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries, Mr. Adal Rhoubeid, Minister, Special Adviser to the President of the Republic, Niger, Mrs. Rajita Kulkarni, President, World Forum for Ethics in Business, Mr. Charles Cuvelliez, Professor, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Mrs. Nadia Touby Eko, Director General, International Society of Transit and Transport, Congo, Mrs. Anita de Werd, Head of Marketing & Business Development for Africa, Maersk, Mrs. Christa Sys, BNP Paribas Fortis Chair on Transport, Logistics & Ports, Antwerp University, Belgium and Rev. Esther Ajayi, Founder, Esther Ajayi Foundation, United Kingdom.