The head of government, Aziz Akhannouch, on Thursday presented his tight team that will conduct business for the next five years. Seven female figures are part of it, including Nadia Fettah Alaoui, who thus becomes the first woman money maker in the Kingdom.
With a long experience in the business world, this laureate of HEC Paris in 1994 who has spent almost all of her career in consulting, finance and insurance, was also the first woman to take charge. the tourism, Handicrafts, Air Transport and Social Economy portfolios, sectors hard hit by the crisis linked to the pandemic.
In this new team, led by the RNI-PAM-PI trio, Nadia Fettah Alaoui will have the heavy task of managing the country’s finances in a post-covid period marked by many economic challenges.
If the new moneyer is an “old” government which is only changing portfolio, 6 new names are entering, bringing to 7 the number of women ministers, against 4 in the former executive.
Another face that Moroccans know is that of PAMiste Fatima Ezzahra El Mansouri. Political personality known in particular in Marrakech, the lawyer recently elected at the head of the town hall of the ocher city, was also entrusted with the pole Planning of the national territory-Urbanism-Habitat-Policy of the city.
Another mayor (Casablanca) is also part of the Akhannouch team. Nabila Rmili also marks a first by occupying the post of Minister of Health.
Having made a career in the field of public health, finally Regional Director of Health of Casablanca-Settat, Nabila Rmili has particularly distinguished herself in the management of the coronavirus pandemic in the most affected region of the Kingdom.
A new department, a new face! Leila Benali, member of the special commission on the development model, and “chief economist” at the International Energy Forum, will preside over the destinies of the department in charge of the energy transition and sustainable development.
For her part, Fatim-Zahra Ammor, takes over a department which was managed by another woman, in this case Nadia Fettah Alaoui, namely Tourism, Handicrafts and the Social and Solidarity Economy.
This independent consultant in business development and marketing strategies (Luxembourg-Casa), was notably general curator of Expo Milano 2015 and director of the Timitar Festival.
From academia to government affairs, Aouatif Hayar, president of the Hassan II University of Casablanca, is entrusted with the Ministry of Solidarity, Social Integration and the Family.
Doctor in signal processing and telecommunications from the National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse, Aouatif Hayar is a member of the Board of Directors of ISCAE Casablanca, the Central School of Casablanca, the Pasteur Institute and member of the CHU of the metropolis.
Another female figure in Cabinet Akhannouch, Ghita Mezzour also comes from the world of education. Professor at the International University of Rabat and visiting professor at the University of Maryland at College Park, she is in charge of the ministry responsible for the digital transition and administrative reform.
Forming almost a third of the government (7/24), these representatives of the female gente are not there to look pretty or to satisfy a concern for parity. With solid references and cutting-edge training, they are making a strong entry into the reins of key and strategic departments (Economy and Finance, Health, Social Protection, energy transition, etc.) in a difficult context, requiring real capacities and skills. proven.