JUNE 2–4, 2024

BRICS Women's Entrepreneurship Forum

Moscow, Russia

JUNE 3, 16:30 – 18:10

Panel session «The role of women in an Inclusive BRICS Economy»

Women play a key role in the inclusive economies of the BRICS countries as drivers of socio-economic progress and important actors in shaping a sustainable and diverse labor market.

The session speakers will share their experience and best practices to enhance women’s participation in shaping an inclusive business environment that promotes sustainable development in the BRICS countries.


Galina Volkova, PhD in economics, Founder of Orthomoda Group of Companies, Head of the BRICS WBA Russian Chapter Working Group on Inclusive Economy.


Margarete de Castro Coelho, Administration and Finance Director at SEBRAE (Brazil);

Zhang Junjin, General Manager of Nao Technology (China);

Dr. Zhang Dandan, founder and chairman of China Agricultural Credit Financial Technology Co., ltd., and Secretary General of the Rural Revitalization Committee of the China Economic Reform Research Foundation (China);

Nigest Haile, Founder & Executive Director of the Center for Accelerated Women’s Economic Empowerment (Ethiopia);

Mamta Bakliwal, Co-founder and CTO of Empower Integrated Solutions Pvt Ltd. (India);

Mina Mehrnoosh, Owner and CEO chief Executive Officer of KASBINO (Iran);

Nefertari Galeta, Masters Student/ DEI Consultant, Carnegie Mellon University: Heinz College (South Africa).