Minister of Communication Technology and Digital Economy receives “Tounes Tountej” organisation

Minister of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy Fadhel Kraiem received on Monday in Tunis a delegation of the national organization “Tounes Tountej” (Tunisia Produces). The meeting focused on means of backing up the digital economy by emerging companies and cyber security and information on young talent Technology. The Tunisian experience found in the world’s largest companies, and the promotion of a culture of work, positive action and production were also discussed during the meeting, underlining that Tunisia  today has a real potential of young and talented people in the digital…

Ashoka Fellow Meher Khelifi journey to break down social insurance barriers: “I want to help every single woman that has no social or health coverage”

Meher Khelifi, newly elected Ashoka Arab World Fellow and founder of Ahmini, shared with us his first reactions to becoming an Ashoka Fellow, the challenges he faced along the way, and his experience pursuing social security coverage for women in rural Tunisia. Meher Khelifi experienced first-hand the devastating consequences of being uninsured in Tunisia when his mother, Fatema, passed away in 2016. Fatema was  uninsured and therefore untreated for what was later diagnosed as cancer. After this life-changing experience, Meher was convinced that no woman should ever go through the…