Pro Mujer Co-Founder Carmen Velasco Selected as a 2012 World of Difference Award Recipient by the International Alliance for Women

By Ariel Slaton, Communications and Development Associate

Every year, The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) World of Difference 100 Awards recognizes extraordinary women and men from around the world – leaders of communities, organizations, corporations, regions or countries – who have taken action to support the economic empowerment of women.

We are pleased to announce that this year, Pro Mujer Co-Founder Carmen Velasco was selected as a 2012 TIAW World of Difference 100 Award recipient. Carmen was one of 22 selected in the Non-Profit/NGO category.

Pro Mujer Co-Founder Carmen Velasco

TIAW will be recognizing all 2012 award recipients at the World of Difference Awards Dinner, to be held on October 18, 2012 as part of the TIAW Global Forum at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC.

For more information on the forum and awards presentation, please click here.

We are proud of Carmen and incredibly honored that TIAW has chosen to recognize her for her many years of dedication and service to advancing the empowerment of women across Latin America.