In the recently-concluded 39th IAWRT Biennial Conference in Tanzania, three members received the Service Award and one was given the Lifetime Achievement Award from outgoing president Violet Gonda, on behalf of the IAWRT International Board 2020-2022.
Birgitte Jallov from Denmark, Nupur Basu from India and Liz Miller from USA were conferred the IAWRT Service Award. Rose Haji Mwalimu of Tanzania was given the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Read the citations for the awardees below:
The IAWRT International Board 2017-2020 conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award to IAWRT USA Chapter head Sheila Dallas-Katzman and Service Award to former IAWRT web journalist Nonee Walsh from Australia in the IAWRT online biennial in 2020. The biennial was held online then due to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns around the world.