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An unmissable dialogue with businesswomen crossing borders


Very few are in management positions, the testimony of those who changed that status quo. Today from 11 on

07/25/2021 7:47 PM

  • Clarí

  • Economy

Updated 07/25/2021 7:49 PM

Less than 7% of the country's large companies are led by a woman.

Half of the companies listed on the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange

do not have a woman on their board.

The gender gap and how to face it will be the subject of the talk

"Women who cross borders", organized by Clarín

and which will be held today.

Participants will be Mónica Flores Barragán (CEO of Manpower Group Latin America), Rosana Negrini (President of Agrometal), Verónica Marcelo (General Manager of Natura), Sofía Soulez (CEO of Soaljo) and Irini Wentinck (Director of WTK Conductores Eléctricos, UIA and President of the Gender and Diversity Commission of the UIA).

Verónica Marcelo, CEO of Natura.

The event is part of the cycle

"The coming world"

, 10 dialogues between company presidents, officials, social references, renowned experts and entrepreneurs, led by




They are debates that seek to detect the keys to the future, analyze how the trends that are insinuated today will impact the reality of the coming years.

Rosana Negrini, president of Agrometal.

The debate entitled "Women who cross borders" will be broadcast

live today at 11 a.m. in streaming on the Clarí page.

The contents will be shared simultaneously on social networks and later on the website and the printed edition of the newspaper.

Sofia soulez

The cycle has the main support of Banco Macro, OSDE, DESA and the Government of the City of Buenos Aires.

And also with the accompaniment of Telecom and Afarte, as well as Natura and Soaljo.

Irini Wentinck

According to a World Bank survey, in our country only

9.5% of small businesses are run by a woman.

 That percentage drops to 6.9% when it comes to a large company. The gap extends to other levels of leadership: 49% of the companies listed on the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange do not have a woman on their board. It is not that women do not participate in the labor market, but they arrive less at the highest positions. If we take the example of scientific researchers in the country,

61% of attendees are women, but only 25% of senior researchers are


And it is not just a situation that occurs in the private sector: according to CIPPEC, in the National Public Administration only 39% of employees are women, and female representation is barely 17% in the boards of public companies.

It is the agenda that the panelists will debate in the talk convened today by


Mónica Flores Barragán is president of ManpowerGroup for Latin America, based in Mexico.

It is responsible for the operation of 18 countries,

with more than 3,700 employees.

He is also a member of Manpower's global board, the World Economic Forum Regional Action Group, and the B20 Future of Work and Education Taskforce.

Rosana Negrini is

president of the Agrometal combine harvester factory.

She is a public accountant and has a degree in administration.

He is part of the leadership of the Mediterranean Foundation, the Association of Manufacturers of Agricultural Machinery and Agrocomponents of Córdoba and the Chamber of Manufacturers of Agricultural Machinery.

Verónica Marcelo is the

general manager of Natura Argentina, a

company of which she assumed leadership just as the pandemic began to hit the country, in April of last year.

She has worked for the company for 17 years, where she held different positions: sales supervisor, manager and director in various areas, both in the country and for the regional operation.

Irini Wentinck is director of WTK Conductores Eléctricos.

He chairs the

Gender and Diversity Commission of the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA).

Since 2018, she has led the development of “WED: Women Entrepreneurship Development” in Argentina, which is the ILO tool implemented by the UIPBA-UIA within the framework of the “Win-Win Program“ gender equality is good business ”.

Sofía Soulez is CEO of Soaljo, an Argentine laboratory that develops natural extracts for the country and exports to Latin America.

He is 31 years old, an Economist graduated from the UCA, has an Executive MBA from IAE and a postgraduate degree in Neuromanagement from the Universidad del Cema.

He began his career at ExxonMobil, serving on the Equal Employment Opportunity team.

Source: clarin

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