Mrs. Wided Bouchamaoui, President of the Tunisian Union of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA), received the “Business Women Award 2013,” granted by the G8 Deauville Partnership to women in the Arab world in recognition of their contribution to economic growth and their qualities of influence and inspiration.
The awards ceremony was held Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in London on the sidelines of the Conference on “The Role of Arab women in Open Economies and Inclusive Growth” as part of the Deauville Partnership with Arab countries in transition.
This award recognizes distinguished women entrepreneurs and leaders. It takes into account their quality in terms of corporate and institutions governance, corporate culture, leadership, business acumen, civic engagement and their ability to influence and motivate others to help meet challenges and succeed.
Mrs. Bouchamaoui was distinguished among women entrepreneurs and leaders of the Arab world.
The Deauville Partnership with Arab countries in transition was launched in May 2011 by the G8 Summit, with the aim to assist these countries in their transition to democracy.
This partnership includes Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States and the European Union.