On 20 July, the inaugural meeting of the BRIСS Women's Business Alliance (WBA) was held via videoconference.
The meeting was attended by the female representatives of the five countries, who have founded their own business, hold senior positions in large companies and represent women’s business associations.
Ms Anna Nesterova, Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Global Rus Trade, Head of the BRICS Business Council Working Group on Digital Economy (Russian Chapter), presented the concept for the WBA activities.
The meeting participants, outlined future areas of cooperation within the Alliance and expressed their readiness to interact in the implementation of joint projects in such areas as digital development and distance learning, tourism, healthcare, food processing, creative economy, green business and light industry, etc. A number of organizational issues as well as WBA structure were also discussed.