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Living for the Sake of Others 2013 awards to take place April 25th in Paraguay

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On Thursday, April 25th, the fifth annual awards ceremony will be to recognize outstanding women of Paraguay whose life and work reflect the value of “living for the sake of others”. This award has been endorsed by the Ministry of Women in Paraguay, under-Resolution No123/13.

The annual "Living for the sake of others" awards was established by prominent women leaders in order to uplift women's pivotal role on all levels of development, from their nation to the world. The "Living for the sake of others" award will be highlighting the contribution these women have made for the people of Latin America through their hard work.

This public distinction is encouraging and inviting other women to use their skills, capabilities and talents in the same way these remarkable women have. We invite you to join the endeavor of love and solidarity in living for the sake of others.

The Global Peace Foundation-Paraguay’s women’s initiative works to strengthen women's central role in cultivating families and social, political, cultural and economic development.

GPF is also promoting the vision of “One Family under God” through its organization and partnerships that support building healthy families, and a culture of peace through service.

GPF is recognized by Paraguay through an Executive Power Decree. It promotes the values of reconciliation, recognition, cooperation and harmony among all members of the human family. It has implemented innovative and thoughtful programs in specific areas such as: education, cultural, social, women, volunteerism and their good governance think-tank, IDPPS.

"Living for the sake of others" 2013 awardees:

  •  Liz Rossana Cramer, Minister of Tourism (Tourism)
  •  Lic. Margarita Miro Ibars, CEO, Instituto de Bellas Artes (Culture)
  •  Dr. Olga Ferreira de Lopez, National Deputy, Human Rights Advocate (Politics)
  •  Sister Maria Cleofe Gimenez, Congregation Maria’s Company-Education and Rehabilitation of deaf people from the Educational Center Fortunata Gresner (Volunteer)
  •  Lic. Mirtha Graciela Ovelar de Garcia, Director of Education Department, ABC Color (Education)
  •  Beatriz Gonzalez de Bosio, Scholar (Communication and Culture)
  •  Ing. Estela Leticia Rosales de Ortiz, Alto Paraguay-Bahía Negra (Social)
  •  Lic. Elisa Ledesma de Duarte, National Police-Safety and Order (GPF Women’s Initiative)

This announcement originally appears in Spanish on La Nacion.