Chiara Corazza has been the Managing
Director of the Women’s Forum for the
Economy and Society since January 2017.


Before arriving at the Women’s Forum,
Corazza was the Managing Director of the
Greater Paris Investment Agency (GPIA)
from 2002 to 2016. Prior to that position,
from 1999 to 2002, Corazza was appointed
Director of International Affairs of
Paris 2008, in charge of promoting the Paris
bid for the 2008 Olympic Games. In 1992,
Chiara Corazza created the Department of
International Affairs and was promoted to
Director for International Affairs in the
Greater Paris Region.


In 1994, she created the first Greater Paris
Region representative in Brussels and
initiated a network uniting Europe’s capital
regions. Upon her arrival in France in 1985,
Corazza was appointed Special Counselor for International Affairs to the President of the Greater Paris Region. In this position she created Metropolis, the first world
association of large metropolitan areas. She
also planned and implemented Paris Region
international policy, specializing in
government affairs and urban management.


Chiara Corazza currently serves as an
independent member of the Board of
Directors of APRIL insurance company and
of the AIWF Board (Arab International
Women’s Forum). Since 2014 she has
represented the economic sector as a Board
member of the RATP.


Corazza holds a degree in Political Science
and a Ph.D. in Public law from the
University of Rome. She was awarded the
Chevalier of the Legion of Honor by
Christine Lagarde in 2009.

Managing Director of the Women's Forum for the Economy and Society


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