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2010 World of Difference Award Recipients
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The TIAW World of Difference Award recognizes extraordinary individuals whose efforts have advanced the economic empowerment of women locally, regionally or worldwide. Congratulations to these exceptional individuals who truly "make all the difference in the world".

Read the "story" as to why each of these individuals are amazing at the bottom of this page!


First Name Last Name Country/Region
Nancy Aber Goshow USA
Chrispina R. Agcolili. M.D. Philippines
Selima Ahmad Bangladesh
Ramzia Aleryani Yemen
Mary Anderson Canada
Esther Maria Carles Panama
Alberta Cefis Canada
Kathy Conway Canada
Eva Cox Australia
Professeur Beatrix Dart Canada
Donna Davis USA
Rose Marie de De Leon Republic of Panama
Graciela De Oto Argentina
Pam Dinsmore Canada
Nino Elizbarashvili Georgia
Kristin Engvig Switzerland
Marsha Firestone, Ph D USA
India Gary Martin United Kingdom
Dame Janet Gaymer CBE QC UK
Heather Gibb Canada
Leona Hobbs Canada
Susan Hogan USA
Heather Anne Irwin Canada
Francoise Jeanpierre USA
Phyllis Keino Africa
Alicia Kershaw USA
Sonia Khandji-Cachecho Syria
Marise Koch Tanzania
Dr. Alison Konrad Canada
Raghda Kurdi Jordan
Wendy Leibowitz USA
Lynda Leonard Canada
Anna Lopez Brosche USA
Bjarney Ludviksdottir Iceland
Dr. Elizabeth Mann USA
Monika R. Milz Netherlands
Roz Morris UK
Sabetha Mwambenja Tanzania
Vered Neta The Netherlands
Muhayyo Nosirova Tajikistan
Barb Orser Canada
Astrid Pregel Canada
Dorothy Quann Canada
Ximena Ramirez Gonzalez Nicaragua
Uma Reddy India
Claudia Schmitz Germany
Denise Seegobin USA
Monica Smiley USA
Nancy Spence Canada
Connie Sugiyama Canada
Vilija Turiene Lithuania
Alexia Mary Tzortzaki Greece
Elizabeth A. Vazquez USA
Sue-Sharyn Ward UAE
Anne Watts CBE UK
Rosalind L Wee Philippines
Julie Weeks USA
Margaret Weir USA
Karolee Wolcott Australia
Betty Wood Canada
Ruth Woods Canada

Notable News of Award Recipients

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
The Lord Mayor Alderman Fiona Woolf CBE Link  more ] Administration 3/3/2014
AIWF Chairman Receives Leadership Award 2013  Link  more ] Administration 1/9/2014
Sally Armstrong Human Rights Activist | Journalist Link Administration 9/22/2013
McCully Announces New UN Rep Amanda Ellis Link  more ] Administration 4/12/2013
AIWF Chairman recognised on 100 Most Powerful Arab PDF (49.43 KB)  more ] Administration 4/12/2013

World of Difference Winners - Past & Present

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
2012 World of Difference 100 Award Winners Stories DOC (1.38 MB) Administration 10/3/2013
2012 WOD Winners List PDF (124.69 KB) Administration 10/3/2013
2011 World of Difference 100 Award Winners Stories PDF (750.79 KB) Administration 10/3/2013
2010 World of Difference 100 Award Winners Stories PDF (7.91 MB) Administration 10/3/2013
2009 World of Difference 100 Award Winners Stories PDF (8.57 MB) Administration 10/3/2013
2008 World of Difference 100 Award Winners Stories PDF (6.5 MB) Administration 10/3/2013

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