The 10th edition of the MedaWomen Forum, one of the most emblematic events on women's entrepreneurship, was held on 2-3 October in the framework of the EBSOMED project.
This year's edition took the form of a Roadshow and offered the opportunity for Women in the technology sector to address the main issues and opportunities of this field in the Mediterranean region.
The Roadshow under the themes "The incorporation of Women entrepreneurs in the digital economy" and " Women in Technology, the Way Forward ", explored topics relevant to a changing society using innovative tools and unconventional approaches. Businesswomen, policy makers, entrepreneurs and spokespersons from various sectors were present throughout the event to share experiences and encourage public discussion.
The forum addressed key topics such as: Mediterranean organizations led by strong and prosperous women entrepreneurs; the way small women-led businesses are improving in the Mediterranean countries; the role of businesswomen in technology in the Mediterranean region.
The Roadshow focused on future perspectives and planning actions that influence the STEM sector (Science, Technology, Economics, and Mathematics).
Co-financed by the European Commission, EBSOMED is a 4-year project which was officially launched in June 2018 in Tunis. The project aims at boosting the Mediterranean business ecosystem and promoting inclusive economic growth and job creation, by enhancing the private sector environment and namely the Business Support Organisations in the Southern Neighbourhood countries.