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Thursday 21st October 2021
h. 10:30 CEST

PEOPLE 

Women Power: women are THE pillar of the new economy

Women are one of the most intense driving forces of the new economy. With their “peculiar characteristics” they are in effect a precious resource on which to base the social and economic recovery of our country which has the lowest female employment rate in Europe. More female employment means greater well-being for families, but also for the whole society.

 

Now more than ever, it is the time to take actions in support of female employment to break the glass ceiling that prevents them from equal pay compared to their male colleagues, or the same opportunities for career advancement.

This is the time to get out of the box and to carry out that cultural revolution that society and the economy need.

 

The "female talent" constitutes an inestimable heritage, a tangible value capable of improving and innovating the organizations in which women work and in which, with equal merit than men, they must be able to access leadership positions.

 

The target? A gender equality that is truly such in which the contribution of women to growth becomes strategic for the development of a more sustainable and productive economy.

Speakers

Moderator:

ALESSANDRA PERERA

Journalist

MAURA GANCITANO

Philosopher and

Co-Founder Tlon, Author

PAOLA PROFETA

Professor - Department of Social and Political Sciences, Bocconi University

CATERINA ROMANO

Vice President and International Affairs Responsible, European Youth Parliament

With the contributin of

AZZURRA RINALDI

Fellow - Head of the School of Gender Economics
Unitelma Sapienza

SARI LOUNASMERI

CEO, Pörssisäätiö

CECILIA PICCIONI

Director of the Promotion of Italian Language, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation