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Meryanne Loum-Martin pour forum

Meryanne Loum-Martin


Former lawyer

Member of Paris Bar-Award Prix des Secrétaires de la Conférence.

Entrepreneur and developer in Marrakech, Morocco

 BACKGROUND / Professional and educational background:

Public law. International Public law. International Contracts Law.

ACHIEVEMENT / What does the project/initiative/startup/company you will be presenting at the Positive Economy Forum consist of?

Introducing the work of the photographer Leila Alaoui on Sub Saharian immigrants, who died in Ouagadougou’s terrorist attack, and her movie « Crossings ».

Leïla Alaoui was a Moroccan multi-media artist, photographer, and videographer, who was very active in social and economic issues, immigration, and women’s rights. She was assassinated during the terrorist attack in Ouagadougou while on mission for Amnesty International.

LOCATION / Where do you lead your project/company (city, region and country)?

Marrakech, Morocco

IMPACT / How do you evaluate the economic, social, politic and environmental impact of your project / action?

Creating job opportunities for those left aside by “ development”.

QUOTE / A sentence, quotation or a word that best describes you

It always seems impossible until it is done. Nelson Mandela