The San Diego Diplomacy Council will be hosting a recipient of the U.S. Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award on March 10-14 as part of a two-week exchange program. The IWOC Award annually recognizes women from around the world who have demonstrated exceptional courage, strength and leadership in acting to improve others’… Read More
On March 14th, we were honored to co-host with La Jolla Country Day School and the Preuss School UC San Diego a Global Social Hour dedicated to one of the 2019 US Secretary of State International Women of Courage (IWOC) Awardees. Naw K’nyaw Paw, the awardee, is a human rights activist from Burma who has… Read More
Last week, we hosted Naw K’nyaw Paw, one of the 2019 Secretary of State International Women of Courage Awardees. Naw K’nyaw Paw is a human rights activist from Burma who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and courage. Her organisation was the first, and one of the few, in Burma to publicly condemn the military-led violence against… Read More
Last week, the San Diego Diplomacy Council welcomed a very special guest. One of the 2019 International Women of Courage awardees Naw K’nyaw Paw from Burma. Its is now the 13th year that the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award (IWOC) recognizes annually women around the globe who have demonstrated exceptional courage and… Read More
What a week it has been hosting Nigerien #WomenofCourage awardee Major Aichatou Ousmane in our city. She left for Los Angeles yesterday, but not before the chance to interview with The San Diego Union-Tribune about her work and the importance of including women in peacekeeping missions. Read all about it here!
This Saturday, the San Diego Diplomacy Council is honored to be welcoming one of the U.S. Department of State‘s International #WomenofCourage awardees, Major Aïchatou Issaka Ousmane from Niger. Military, mother, and United Nations peacekeeper, Major Ousmane exemplifies what it means for a woman to serve on the front lines of conflict and peace-building. She has not… Read More