Carter Receives International Women’s Day Award
| Mar 29, 2012
In 2012, Jamaica observes 50 years since the country became an independent nation.
On International Women’s Day on March 8, the Bureau of Women’s Affairs, attached to the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), recognized the contribution of Jamaican women to the building of the nation. Fifty Jamaican women were recognized for outstanding contribution in various areas.
Dr. V. Elaine Carter, longtime member of the International Reading Association and President of the Central Jamaica Reading Association, received the “Bureau of Women’s Affairs 50th Commemorative Jubilee Award” for Outstanding Contribution in Education.