“How can technology and social entrepreneurship change the lives of women in Morocco? Is the title of the round table of Womenpreneur Forum scheduled on February 7 at Technopark Casablanca. A project concocted by Moroccan Sana Afouaiz, also initiator of the Brussels-based Womenpreneur initiative, which has brought together over 5,000 people through its 20 global events and programs that focus on strengthening and positively impacting women in the ecosystem.
An “organization that works on three major axes: economic development, technological participation and change of mentalities, ” as Sana Afouaiz explained in a previous interview. In short, connect, share and boost these female talents in Morocco and throughout the Maghreb. The Womenpreneur Forum is committed to creating an inspiring platform to support the advancement of women and create sustainable change, as Sana Afouaiz so well supports in her presentation.
On February 7, prior to the round table, the evening will begin with a TEDx called ” The Pioneers Who Lead: The Movers & Shakers “. At the microphone: three pros. First, Hind Touissate, author of the blog According to Hind, elected ” Best Blogger of Morocco ” at the Morocco Web Awards in 2012 and who is interested in human rights issues as well as art , photography, travel and literature. The second, Safaa Boubia, a young woman self-taught and passionate about innovation, design that has left the world of wage labor to manage Numericway, e-commerce agency in Casablanca. And the third, Amal Hihi , coach, international speaker and author of the book “Osez Rayonner” (Dare to Shine) and who is also founder of Shine Group and jemecoach.ma.
On the speakers’ side of the second part of the evening, namely the round table, we find Nezha Larhissi , Head of Public and Government Affairs for Africa, Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) and President and Co-Founder of eSTEM Morocco, Manal Elattir , founder and CEO of ANAROUZ, one of the first social companies in Morocco that aims to empower women through entrepreneurship, Houda Mouttalib , data engineer and organizer of Google Techmakers, a program that offers visibility , a community and resources for women in the field of technology, and finally Safaa Hafid , 24 years old senior manager in Moroccan crafts, trainer, entrepreneur and founder of the Doumeign brand.
Womenpreneur Forum, from 6:30 on February 7 at the Technopark Casablanca.