Women Empowerment

  • Deanna Peyrefitte is YWCA’s New General Secretary

    Deanna Gomez Peyrefitte is the new General Secretary of the YWCA. Peyrefitte replaces Sonia Linares who is retiring after twenty-six years of service to the organization. Peyrefitte has a Master’s of...

  • Women encouraged to boldly step into leadership roles

    A women’s leadership conference organized by Belize Center for Training and Development was held today under the theme “Be Bold”. Dr. Danalyn Myvett, President, and Founder of Belize Center for Training...

  • Efforts are being made to level the playing field in Politics

    On August 31, the National Women’s Commission in collaboration with the US Embassy will be hosting a National Women in Politics Conference. Executive Director, Anne-Marie Williams, told Love News that the...

  • PUP Area Rep Says Women Are Welcome to Run

    Women in politics is a topic that has been spoken on time and time again, particularly when an election season comes around.  With the municipal elections just a few months away,...

  • Senior Officials Recognize the Security Forces’ Wonder Women

    The Belize Coast Guard held an official ceremony aimed at recognizing the participants of the Wonder Woman Challenge that was held on May 25 and 26.  According to Lieutenant Almita Pinelo...

  • Embracing Women in Fisheries Sector

    For the very first time in Belize, the Fisheries Department is making women the focus when it comes to discussing fisheries and their involvement in the industry.  Sandra Grant is the...

  • Cristina Coc: Keynote Speaker at Trinidad Event

    In the edition of the Trinidad Guardian dated April 12, 2017, Belizean activist, Cristina Coc was featured for her dynamic presentation as the keynote speaker at a 3-day symposium.  The 36-year-old...

  • Miss Jane is US Embassy’s Woman of the Year 2017

    The US Embassy has recognized two more Belizean Women for their outstanding contribution to society during the 12th Annual Outstanding Women’s Awards Ceremony hosted by the Special Envoy for Women and...

  • Women’s Month: Power to the Military Women

    Today sees the end of Women’s Month where several events taking place over the last four weeks ranging from empowerment sessions to trainings and workshops.  This past Wednesday saw twenty two...

  • 20 Women Slated to Be Awarded in 2017 Event

    The Women’s Department is hosting its annual Women’s Award ceremony tomorrow night at the Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel in Belize City.  This is the twelfth such event and is being hosted...

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