Acting Assistant Secretary Yael Lempert Toured the Gourmandise Factory in La Soukra

Acting Assistant Secretary Yael Lempert and Chargée d’affaires, a.i. Natasha Franceschi toured the Gourmandise factory in La Soukra with founder and CEO Radhia Kamoun, where they heard the remarkable story of how Radhia transformed her mother’s passion for Tunisian pastries into a renowned patisserie chain encompassing 26 stores and employing over 600 Tunisians, more than 40 percent of whom are women. The United States is proud to support Tunisian entrepreneurs like Radhia, who are helping Tunisia’s economy rebound.