JUNE 2–4, 2024

BRICS Women's Entrepreneurship Forum

Moscow, Russia

JUNE 3, 10:30 – 12:10

Plenary session «BRICS: opportunities for growth and development»

During the plenary session, the participants will discuss the areas and directions of joint mutually beneficial activities of the BRICS members and prospects for their growth and development.


Anna Nesterova, Global Chairperson of the BRICS Women’s Business Alliance, Founder of the Watchmaking Manufactury “Palekh Watch”.


Monica Monteiro, Institutional Director of Band Pay TV, President of the Council of the National Forum for Women Entrepreneurs within the scope of the National Confederation of Industry of Brazil, Chairperson of the BRICS WBA Brazilian Chapter;

Zhao Haiying, Executive Vice President of Chief Strategy Officer of China Investment Corporation, Chairperson of the BRICS WBA Chinese Chapter;

Lebogang Zulu, Chief Executive of Kokozu International, Board Chair of Africa Women’s Bank, and Executive Director of Kampara Group Holdings, Chairperson of the BRICS WBA South African Chapter;

Zahra Farahani, Head of Cooperation with International Organizations Group of International Affairs Office of Center for Progress and Development of Iran’s Presidency (CPDI) (Iran);

Marianne Ghali, Managing Director of Qalaa Holdings, Managing Director of Grandview Investment Holdings, Chairperson of the BRICS Women’s Business Alliance Egyptian Chapter;

Nadine Halabi, Business Development Manager of the Dubai Business Women Council;

Dr. Rfah Alyami, Consultant of the Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia.