International Women’s Day


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Throughout the world, International Women’s Day is marked on March 8. This year in Dallas, TX, the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) Dallas Chapter and Peacemakers Incorporated presented “A Peace Patron Luncheon Celebrating International Women’s Day.”

The focus of the celebrations varies by region to mark the history, traditions, and achievements of women in their struggles for equality, justice, peace, and economic and social development.

Special Guest, the Honorable Timothy E. Wirth
President of the United Nations Foundation and The Better World Fund

Emcee, Bill Matthews
President, UNA-USA
Texas Division

Invocation, Dr. Petra Weldles
Senior Minister
Center for Spiritual Living

Award Presentation
– Nelda Reid, President, USA-USA Dallas Chapter
– Shabnam Modgil, International Woman of the Day

Peace Patron Award
– The Honorable Timothy E. Wirth
– Norma Mathews
– Carol Donovan

Women and Justice Project
International Visitors