The Raffaella Mandarano association

The Association promotes and spreads business culture among the female population, especially among young women to raise awareness of the ethical and cultural value of free initiative and develop the economic, social and political role of female entrepreneurship .

Among the major activities of the association is the organization of the International Lympha Award , of which it promotes the dissemination and promotion of training, information and cultural activities inspired by the values linked to the figure of Raffaella Mandarano including:

  • Adoption of innovative management oriented towards the search for creative solutions and the adoption of cutting-edge managerial practices with priority attention to female businesses;
  • Promotion and defense of the ethical value of the company, with a commitment to social and environmental responsibility, equal access for women to the job market and to credit, with active support for the conciliation between work and family;
  • Promotion of continuous training for women of all ages, including specific programs for women already in the world of work with a view to continuous training;
  • Adoption of an innovative and creative vision in projects, with particular attention to the creation of practical and concrete paths also through the valorization of figurative arts and literature;
  • Generational transmission of managerial knowledge and the practice of "good management" of resources;
  • Enhancement and active involvement of young people in the decision-making process and implementation of projects;
  • Promotion and enhancement of the territory as an interconnected and inclusive community.

The Association also aims to be an instrument of participation and action that encourages and supports a significant presence of women in decision-making bodies in public and private authorities, collaborating as a proactive interlocutor. This in synergy with all the competent institutions at the provincial, regional, national, community and international levels to promote support actions for the development of female entrepreneurship, the benefit of the community and economic development.

Furthermore, in order to promote the statutory objectives, the following activities are envisaged:

  • the organization of conventions, conferences, debates, seminars and the drafting of publications in the sectors of entrepreneurship, economics and social issues;
  • the promotion of partnership initiatives on a national and international scale with Associations having similar purposes and activities;
  • the implementation of community projects or programs with regional, national and international projection;
  • support for scientific research of particular social interest through the organization of medical screenings to promote medical prevention and support scientific research with specific fundraising;