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Participation of EMEA’s researcher, Yeganeh Forouheshfar, at the Mediterranean Tech Women Festival

Participation of EMEA’s researcher, Yeganeh Forouheshfar, at the Mediterranean Tech Women Festival

EMEA researcher, Dr. Yeganeh Forouheshfar, participated at the Mediterranean Tech Women Festival. Organised by Womenpreneur Initiative and co-hosted with CAWTAR center of Arab Women for Training and Research, Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), EBSOMED, Entrepreneurship Academy by Sanad and Day of the Mediterranean the event took place on Wednesday 30 November 2022 in Madrid and in a hybrid format.

Dr. Forouheshfar intervened in the panel on “the Mediterranean Hub for the future” and highlighted the main challenges entrepreneurs and SMEs encounter given the current global macroeconomic shocks, the importance of tackling the digital divide in the region and to ensure women getting similar access to digital infrastructure and digital training. Also to enhance access to finance for SMEs through guarantee schemes and innovative sources of finance.

Event video