Assyrian Women to Celebrate this International Women's Day!

Updated: Mar 9, 2019

Each March 8, women all around the world observe International Women's Day, a focal point in the movement for women's equality and celebration. The day is all about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy, and action.

There are so many ways to honor International Women's Day; our women around the world are proof of that. At The Assyrian Star, we've compiled a short list of some of the awesome young women we’re inspired by:

Margaret Akhteebo - AANF Board of Advisors

Zeena Tawfik, PhD - AANF Board of Advisors

Shamiran Echi - AANF Executive Secretary

Abla Hawi - AANF Membership Chairperson

Sweeny Youmaran - ANPC Planning Committee

Maysoon Tawfik - AANF Eastern Regional Director

Christine Faulkner - Convention Bazaar Chairwoman

Carolyn Odisho - AANF Treasurer

Papiola Aghassi - AANF Credentials Chairperson

"No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens..." - Michelle Ob