The award ceremony of Carmen Gheorghe, president of E-Romnja, which promotes the rights of Roma women, took place today at the US embassy. Carmen is among the 12 winners of the 2022 International Women of Courage Award (IWOC 2022) given by the State Department. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and First Lady Jill Biden attended the online ceremony in Washington DC.
The recording of the ceremony broadcast online can be found here: https://youtu.be/yveRLbR-8jQ
Short presentations of the winners of the International Women of Courage Awards are here: 2022 International Women of Courage Award – United States Department of State
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by First Lady Jill Biden at the 2022 International Women of Courage Award Ceremony: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/03/14/remarks-as-prepared-for-delivery-by-first-lady-jill-biden-at-the-2022-international-women-of-courage-award-ceremony/