ATHENS, GREECE Almas Jiwani, a noted Canadian entrepreneur, President and CEO of Frontier Canada Inc., and the President of the Canadian National Committee of the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM Canada), was recognized today for her continuous and exceptional work in eliciting awareness of equal rights for women and encouraging the empowerment of women. This morning, Ms. Jiwani was one of 6 distinguished honourees bestowed with the “Goddess Artemis Award“, in Athens, Greece, at the Euro-American Women’s Council’s (EAWC) lavish red carpet ceremony recognizing her endeavours in promote cross-cultural dialogue and humanitarian development of women across the world.
In accordance with this Award, Ms. Jiwani will also be inducted into the Women’s Hall of Fame, on July 13, 2010, at the Goddess Artemis birthplace, on the sacred island of Delos.
Loula Loi Alafoyiannis, Founder & Executive Global President of EAWC, Ministers, Members of Hellenic Parliament, Mayors, Ambassadors from several countries, dignitaries and celebrities were among other government officials gathered at the historic Zappeion Megaron Pavillion to honour the recipients of this prestigious Award. |…|
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