The Female Face of Industry in the BRICS Countries

03 June 2024

On June 3, within the framework of the BRICS Women’s Entrepreneurship Forum, representatives of business community and the public sector from Russia, Brazil, India, China, Egypt and Iran discussed the progressive strategies and innovative approaches that promote the development of women’s entrepreneurship in the industrial sector, as well as exchanged best practices and management experience of their countries in the field of industry.

The general partner of the BRICS Women’s Entrepreneurship Forum was Sberbank.

The discussion took place during the panel session “The Female Face of Industry in the BRICS Countries”, moderated by Lyudmila Shcherbakova, President of Velpharm Group, Head of Working Group on Healthcare of the Russian Chapter of the BRICS Women’s Business Alliance.

“The path of a woman in industry is a difficult path, but at the same time a creative path, and creation is the essence of every representativeness of the beautiful half of humanity,” Gulshat Zagidullina, General Director of Tatlift LLC, noted in her speech.

Speakers of the session also included Ekaterina Priezzheva, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Oksana Drapkina, Director of the Federal State Budgetary Institution “National Medical Research Center for Therapy and Preventive Medicine” of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Chief Freelance specialist in therapy and General Medical Practice of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation, Valentina Kosenko, General Director of FSBI NCESMP, Cristhine Samorini, President of the Espiritu Santo State Federation of Industry (FINDES), Dr. Yomna Elsheridy, President of the Business Women of Egypt 21 organization and CEO of Special Food Industry International, Poonam Bafna, Owner of Dreamz Solitair, Mahnaz Ali Mohammad Aghazadeh, Chairman of Aghazadeh, Import & Export Company, CEO of Iranianata travel company, Co-founder of the Iranian export platform Next level, Liu Wenjing, Chairman of Blue Sail Medical Co.,Ltd., Deng Lanhua, Chief Representative of Moscow representative office of Triangle Tyre.