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lifetime achievement award recipients

Each year, TIAW bestows the TIAW World of Difference Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual TIAW Global Forum to recognize one woman who has truly made a difference in the lives of women.

Selima Ahmad, Founder of Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Vice Chairperson of Nitol-Niloy Group is the recipient of the 2015 TIAW World of Difference Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented to Ms. Ahmad at the TIAW Awards gala in conjunction with the TIAW Annual Global Forum.

Listed below are TIAW World of Difference Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients: 2013 - 2003.

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  • 8 Oct 2004 6:24 AM | Anonymous

    Mary Robinson, the first woman President of Ireland (1990-1997) and more recently United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002), has spent most of her life as a human rights advocate. Born Mary Bourke in Ballina, County Mayo (1944), the daughter of two physicians, she was educated at the University of Dublin (Trinity College), King’s Inns Dublin and Harvard Law School to which she won a fellowship in 1967.

  • 8 Oct 2003 6:23 AM | Anonymous

    Andrina Lever, a lawyer by training, is the founder and president of Lever Enterprises and acts as an advisor to major financial institutions and governments with respect to small business. She played a pivotal role in the organization of the first Canadian Businesswomen's Trade Mission to Washington DC in 1997. Andrina served as the Executive Director for the first Canada/USA Trade Summit for Businesswomen, another very important initiative.

    One of the founders of Women Leaders Network (WLN) that is part of the Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC), involving governments of 21 countries. WLN was created as a means for women to impact the policies of these governments as they relate to women in Science & Academia, Government, Civil Society and Private Enterprise.

    In addition, Andrina has directly helped raise funds for the women of various countries to ensure they could hold WLN conferences when their turn came to host these important meetings.

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