When: Apr 4, 2019 3:00 PM in Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna
Christina Moreno – founder of She Matters, the Netherlands.
Lucila Granada – Director Latino-American Women’s Right Service, UK.
Marijana Savic – founder of the social enterprise The Bagels Bakery, Serbia.
Facilitator: Daniela Fontaine López, Communications Officer at Calala Women’s Fund.
This webinar is part of the project: “Strengthening Innovative Solutions to Protect Female Migrant and Refugee Rights“, organized by WIDE+, Atina, KULU Women and Development, Calala Women’s Fund, GADIP, Latin American and Caribbean Women Network, and others.
The Lotus Flower program – an employment Journey
Christina Moreno – Founder and Director @She Matters, the Netherlands
She Matters is a social enterprise recruitment agency with a mission to empower refugee and migrant women to enter the labour market. Its gender-specific programming offers support to women to build the social and economic capital, boost their self-confidence and become leaders in their homes, businesses and communities. Christina Moreno is an international lawyer, with a huge expertise in creating access to justice and humanitarian assistance, and protecting human rights. She overcame poverty as a teenage mother and dedicated her life to supporting extraordinary women, as migrant women, to regain control of their lives.
Social enterprise Bagel Bejgl – secret ingredient of NGO Atina for Equality and Dignity
Marijana Savic – Founder and Director @Atina NGO and Bagel Bejgl Shop, Serbia
The social enterprise Bagel Bejgl company was launched as a women’s entrepreneurship idea, with the aim of enabling trafficking survivors to gain their economic independence back and to be agents of change. Marijana Savic is a founder and director of NGO Atina, women’s rights organization from Serbia. She is considered as one of the most experienced persons in the field of suppression of trafficking in human beings in Serbia.
Program on Empowerment, Participation and Integration
Lucila Granada – Director @Latino American Women’s Rights Service LAWRS, UK
Lucila Granda will speak about the work that LAWRS is leading to facilitate the economic and financial empowerment of Latin American migrant women in the UK. Lucila Granada is a migrant woman from Argentina and the director of the Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS), a feminist organisation run by and for Latin American women working with 5,000 women every year. Lucila has a background in campaigning and policy work, having led a coalition of 14 organisations (CLAUK) to achieve official recognition of Latin Americans as an ethnic group in London.