Slogans like “The future is female,” and “Women hold up half the sky,” are just some of the words branded across placards and posters, as women across the globe celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8.
It was a first! The National Steel Symphony orchestra conducted by Dr Akua Leith playing both the presidential fanfare and the national anthem at the T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) 24th Annual Awards ceremony at the Ballroom Hyatt Regency Hotel, Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain on Saturday.
On 10–11 October 2017, Vilnius will host the Advancing Women in Leadership Roles Forum for Europe. It is organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in cooperation with the Lithuanian National Olympic Committee (LNOC). LNOC President Daina Gudzinevičiūtė is also the Chair of the Commission for Gender Equality in Sport of the European Olympic Committees, so the commission is actively contributing to the organization and moderation of the event.