Amel Bouchamaoui Hammami
Middle East and North Africa Economic Empowerment
Amel Bouchamaoui Hammami is an entrepreneur and civic leader in Tunisia with deep roots in her community and an unshakeable commitment to her country. Her success in business and network-building – even through political transition – is a model for women in Tunisia and throughout the Middle East and North Africa region.
Amel first connected with Vital Voices in 2006, when the Middle East and North Africa Businesswomen’s Network (MENA BWN) held its first official meeting in Abu Dhabi. At the time, heads of women’s business associations in the region came together with a unified voice committed to social progress through economic empowerment. Amel was vice president of Tunisia’s hub association – Chambre Nationale des Femmes Chefs d’Entreprises