Djémilah Hassani is a passionate international strategy expert for social economy at CRESS (Regional Chamber of Social and Solidarity Economy) Mayotte. She is passionate about leadership and empowering communities through meaningful projects by understanding cultural backgrounds to restore dignity and hope. She was born in Mayotte, a French island, but she also has Malagasy origins from her mother which makes her feel deeply rooted in the Indian Ocean with a strong openness to the world. Djémilah is a good cook and uses ingredients to find meaning in life!
The Social Economy as a Pathway to Decolonization
My vision is to shift that balance and gain back power by saying: “I am who I am, this is what I know how to do. This is my knowledge from my tradition, and I’m going to own it and free myself from this global market.”
July 28, 2022