National Focal Point Spain

Women on Boards

The third edition of the Promociona project begins

 76 female managers will take part in the third edition of a project which aims at encouraging a higher number of women executives on Board of Directors, an objective which is being achieved in the previous two editions.



An official event on 15th September will mark the start of the third edition of the Promociona project. 76 female managers will participate in a comprehensive business training programme in top management which aims at encouraging, from the business organizations, a higher number of women executives on Steering Committees and Boards of Directors.

The previous editions have been a success. Around 20% of the 110 participants (40 in the first edition and 70 in the second) have been promoted in their companies. The participant’s profile is graduates with 15 years of experience and holding positions of responsibility.

Belén Frau, Ikea Italy CEO, and José Creuheras, president of Planeta Group and Atresmedia, will be the sponsors of this third edition.

Promociona project is part of the Gender Equality and Work-Life Balance Programme promoted by the Secretary of State for Social Services and Equality through the Women’s Institute and for Equal Opportunities and co-funded by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism (EEA Grants).