Country Manager, Promoting Female Employment in The MENA Region
Olfa Arfaoui is the country manager the Regional Program of Women Economic Integration in the MENA Region in Tunisia. In her role, she is responsible for implementing gender diversity in private companies to improve female participation in the labor market and decision making. She coordinates awareness raising activities on women’s roles in the economy and society. Recently, she was nominated as a changemaker of the Challenging Norms, Powering Economies Initiative of Ashoka, Open Society Foundation and UN Women for her efforts on empowering women and girls. She has a M.Sc. on Management and Strategy and pursuing a leadership programme with the Bush Institute. She writes and speaks about gender equality and female leadership. She cofounded several women’s networks and organizations as Ana Hunna International and Women Empowerment Projects Initiative WEPsI. Olfa Arfaoui is also contributing in various gender projects in Africa and Middle East.