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  • Last summer, doing our annual browsing at the packed Italian Pavilion at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York, we met Maria Teresa Sassano, a businesswoman from Puglia and National Vice President of the Small Industry Committee of Confindustria, the largest industrial organization in Italy (see box to the right). We hung back to talk with her about women’s roles in Italian industry and her personal efforts to promote the internationalization of small and medium-sized Italian companies.
  • Enrico Colavita
    Intervista con Enrico Colavita. A cavallo tra la presidenza di Confindustria Molise appena avviata e la recentissima candidatura al Senato della Repubblica Italiana. Un imprenditore che da sempre ha creduto nelle reti d’impresa e che mette la sua esperienza a servizio del Paese e della sua regione, il Molise.
  • Having coffee in New York with the president of Italy’s Confindustria doesn’t happen very often! But we got the chance to sit down with Vincenzo Boccia at the end of a lunch organized by the GEI (Gruppo Esponenti Italiani), where Mr. Boccia was being presented with a special award by GEI President Lucio Caputo.
  • The president of Confindustria will be in NYC to receive the GEI Award. The prize is given in a significant moment for Italian economy. She will also be honored at the National Italian American Foundation’s (NIAF) 36th Anniversary Awards Gala in Washington, D.C.
  • Although several attractively youthful and well dressed women hold cabinet slots in Italy today, they are dwarfed by Emma Marcegaglia, head of Italy’s National Association of Manufacturers.