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News September 01, 2020

Yas Banifatemi Named One of the 100 Women Changing the World

Partner Yas Banifatemi was distinguished as one of the 10 SHE-covery actors of post-covid change worldwide, and one of 100 women changing the world, in the prestigious Italian weekly magazine D – La Repubblica, a supplement of Italian leading newspaper La Repubblica


SHE-covery, a term coined by the Womens’ Forum for Economy & Society, refers to the post-pandemic female-led economic revival that will lead to a more inclusive world.


The world pandemic has exacerbated inequalities and worsened the vulnerability of certain social categories,” notes Yas Banifatemi. “Although impacted as individuals, workers or business owners, women everywhere have risen to the challenge, showing the significance of their contribution to the economic and social fabric. In this field too, we must exploit COVID as an accelerator of change.”


D – La Repubblica is a prestigious Italian innovative women’s magazine,  with a unique editorial concept offering in-depth coverage of social and political issues with an international perspective.


Read the full article (page 177) or the English-translated version.


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