|Lifetime Achievement Award|
TIAW WORLD OF DIFFERENCE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
There are women throughout the world whose actions, efforts and inspiration truly do make a "World of Difference" in supporting the advancement of women. Whether it is a small village project in a developing country that has ripple effects throughout the community, or an event or initiative on a global scale, the TIAW World of Difference Award recognizes the power within every individual to change the world we live in for the betterment of women.
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.
The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) is delighted to announce Selima Ahmad as the 2014-2015 TIAW World of Difference Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. This prestigious honor is bestowed each year upon a woman of great achievement, whose actions have truly made a difference globally in the economic empowerment of women. The award was presented to Ms. Ahmad at the TIAW Awards gala in conjunction with the TIAW Annual Global Forum.
Selima Ahmad, Founder of Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Vice Chairperson of Nitol-Niloy Group is the developing world’s personification working for the private sector development for last 28 years. With her deep understanding of business, she focused on developing entrepreneurial talent, organizing financial and marketing resources to enable women get over hurdles. She founded BWCCI in 2001 to empower women into businesses and developed more than 7,000 women entrepreneurs.
Ms. Melanne Veveer was our 2013 recipient, please read about other past recipients here.
To submit your nomination for the Lifetime Achievement award, click here