To what extent does trade mitigate, replicate or magnify inequalities between men and women in the region? In which sectors can the presence of women make a difference in competitiveness? What are the best strategies to change the current logic that leaves a large part of women out of the benefits of integration and the exercise of their rights?
To understand the keys to the subject, which is increasingly present in Mercosur, the Foro del Sur Foundation, with the support of the Intal-BID, the ICBC Foundation, the Getulio Vargas Foundation, the Catholic University of Uruguay, the Center for Analysis and Dissemination of the Paraguayan Economy and the Training Center for Regional Integration, invited to participate in a conversation with a group of referents on the subject:
Ana Basco - Economist and political scientist at the University of Buenos Aires, and specialist in Integration at the Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Isabelle Chaquiriand - Doctor and Master in Business Administration, Dean of the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the Catholic University of Uruguay, President of Xcala - Latin American Investment Association Angel. Executive Director of the company ATMA. Member of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Industries of Uruguay
Carina Daher - Economist and graduate in International Trade with a Master in Business Administration. President of the Chamber of Maquiladora Companies of Paraguay, Member of the Steering Committee of the Paraguayan Industrial Union, President of the Working Paraguay company. Founding Partner of the Mercosur Women's Business Convergence, Paraguay chapter
Vera Thorstensen - PhD and Master in Business Administration, Director of the Center for Global Trade and Investments of the Getulio Vargas Foundation, holder of the WTO Chair in Brazil