IANGEL celebrates its 5th year anniversary on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018. We will award Hon. Angela Bradstreet with our Amel Zenoune-Zouani Award for Rights & Leadership, and hear remarks from Hon. LaDoris Cordell, our keynote speaker. Amel Zenoune-Zouani Award for Rights & Leadership The Amel Zenoune-Zouani award is presented to an exemplary leader in the promotion and protection of women’s rights and gender equality. Honorees receiving this award exhibit courage in overcoming injustice, opened doors for women to opportunities that were historically closed to them, and used advocacy and the rule of law to achieve their goals.
Join us on February 8th, 2018 for a conversation and preparation for this year’s United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.
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Please join us in celebrating IANGEL’s 5th Anniversary Dinner, Beacons for Change. On International Women’s Day, we will hear from Hon. LaDoris Cordell and present Hon. Angela Bradstreet with the 2018 Rights and Leadership Award.
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