An impressive gathering of women leaders in Belize including: CEO, Judith Alpuche, 1st woman Governor of the Central Bank of Belize, Joy Grant, Specail Envoy for Women & Children, Kim Simplis Barrow, Speaker of the House, Laura Longsworth, U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Officer, Natella Svistunova, Political/ Economic Chief, Beverly Mather-Marcus and Charge d’ Affaires, Adrienne Galanek.
Also present were WIP graduates: among them the Hon. Tracy Panton, Minister of State in the Ministry of Investment, Trade & Commerce, Fern Gutierrez; Mayor of Punta Gorda Town & Earth Lopez ; Deputy Mayor, Dangriga Town. These three women made presentations on the challenges and opportunities in serving as government officials. Several recommendations emanated from these presentations that will be forwarded to the Ministry of Human Development Social Transformation & Poverty Alleviation for necessary action.
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