Woman of the Year, Sylvia Flores

Woman of the Year, Sylvia Flores receives citation from U.S. Ambassador, Vinai Thummalapally on Int’l Women’s Day A new Belize Woman of the Year has been chosen. She is former Government Minister Sylvia Flores. She was awarded during a lovely ceremony marking the 4th Annual event held on Friday, March 8, International Women’s Day at…

WIP (Cohort III) Graduation Day (March 21, 2012)

Why the WIProject? 1984-1989—No woman minister 1989-1993—No woman minister 1993-1998—Hon. Faith Babb (Minister of State) 1998-2003—Hon. Dolores Balderamos-Garcia (Minister) 2000-2003—Hon. Ana Patty Arceo (Minister of State) 2003-2008 —Hon. Sylvia Flores (Minister) 2007-2008—Sen. the Hon. Lisa Shoman (Minister) 2008— (No woman minister) Just a cursory glance above is proof positive that from 1984-2009, over a 25-year…

NWC Sweeps Regional Awards

Executive Director Ann-Marie Williams accepts US $10,000 from Daniel Baker, Dir. UNFPA, Sub-Regional Office for the Caribbean.  The National Women’s Commission “Women in Politics” Project is the recipient of the prestigious Caribbean Population Awards 2010 (non-media category). The Commission took home the largest award of the evening from among eight other regional Caribbean project entries.…