Ms. Fatima Zahra MOUAK

Regional coordinator for Womenpreneur-initiative in Morocco

Regional coordinator for Womenpreneur-initiative in Morocco, working on different projects and innovative programs to inspire and empower women in the region. Organized and moderated panels and open forums to discuss the current position of Women in Morocco & the MENA region, and explore the different strategies to improve the current situation.

Passioned about New technologies, she graduated as a software engineer from ENSIAS & ENSEEIHT-Toulouse. She is pursuing a career in the Electronic Payment industry, with more than 5 years of international experience, working with clients in Africa, MENA, Europe & Asia

4.00 - 5.00 PM Discussion

Tuesday 24th Nov

Gender Equality: what’s the status quo?

The status quo of gender equality in Africa refers to the current state of affairs as it is, or in other words, the oppression women receive to this moment. Women
are responsible for 60% of the work done globally, yet earn just 10% income and 1% of the property. In Africa, 70% of women are financially excluded. The continent has a US$42 billion financing gap between men and women. In addition, there exist many other causes for gender inequality in Africa being: lack of legal protection, lack of bodily autonomy, poor medical care, societal mindset, uneven
access to education…