Anne Laure Desgris is the Co-Director of the Smart cooperative group in Belgium. Her professional career began in the logistics and international transport sector. In 1996, after the birth of her third daughter, she moved into the cultural sector, followed by the social and solidarity economy in 2005 and cooperatives in 2007. She joined the Smart group and its Brussels team in 2019. Anne also is the Co-founder of Manufacture Coopérative and Bigre! in France. Work collectives, professional equality between women and men, economic democracy are her spearheads!