Merit Medal “For the Development of Vietnamese women” conferred on international and Vietnamese friends

On 15th December 2005, the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) conferred solemnly the Merit Medal “For the Development of Vietnamese women”

on Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong, Coordinator, Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, Canadian Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam; Mr. Steve Sherlock, President, Aid to Southeast Asia Organization (USA); Ms. Bhavia Carol Wagner and Ms. Elizabeth Sibley, coordinators of Vietnam Scholarship program, Global Exchange (USA). The two latters were unable to attend this ceremony but their contributions were introduced and highly appreciated.


Ms. Nguyen Phuong Minh and Ms. Nguyen Thi Oanh, VWU Vice Presidents, leaders and staff of VWU Departments and many press representatives were present at the ceremony.


Following are brief introduction of contributions by the Merit Medal winers:

Summary of achievements gained by Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong

Summary of Contributions by Mr. Steven A Sherlock

Summary of contribution by Global Exchange coordinator 

By Hoai Linh