Dina Abdel Fattah: Five recommendations issued at Women Session in “Egypt Can” Conf.
Media Figure. Dina Abdel Fattah, Editor-in-Chief of Amwal Al Ghad magazine and the founder of the Top50 Women Forum, announced a set of recommendations in her statement during the closing of a session entitled ” Egyptian Women abroad and the Global markets” at “Egypt Can With Investment and Development” Conference.
Dina stressed on the importance of creating a clear map outlining the effective investment opportunities for the Egyptian expats, which will support the local economy in return.
In regard to tourism sector, she also referred to the necessity of setting up marketing strategy to promote all types of tourism in Egypt.
She also stated that women’s representation in the Egyptian media needs to be more significant through a systematic media plan shedding more light on Egyptian women’s stories of success abroad.
On the other hand, Dina added that FRA’s recently- issued decision to increase women’s representation on boards is of paramount importance.
During the session, Dina revealed her story of success in starting a business with her family. She followed her passion to a notable career in media for more than 30 years. Four years ago, she initiated the Top50 Forum to be a platform for 205 Egyptian technocratic women holding leading positions at prominent social and economic sectors. She announced that the 5th edition of Top 50 Forum will be looking for new members and influential women across the country.
During the session, Amb. Nabila Makram, Egypt’s Minister of Immigration and Expatriate Affairs, made a statement, referring to the state’s great support for the Egyptian women living abroad who have achieved notable successes in various countries such as USA and Australia.
The minister also referred to the State’s support for women’s representation on the economic and social dimensions.
She stated that women’s quota in the Egyptian parliament reached 92 members. Adding to this, eight women hold seats as ministers in Egypt’s current cabinet.
At a same context, Nadia Taylor, Director and Owner at TNA packaging solutions, stated that she immigrated to Australia when she was 5. It was Nadia’s dream to start a business. She worked with her husband on fulfilling this dream, which resulted in establishing global supplier of integrated food processing and packaging solutions with over 32 offices.