Today March 8th is being observed in many countries around the world as International Woman’s Day.
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.