Two influential women, a social activist of women’s and children’s rights and a researcher and from Brunei Darussalam, Datin Paduka Hajah Intan binti Haji Mohd Kassim and Dr Kamariah binti Abu Salim attended the First International Congress for the Women of Influence (ICWI) event in Tehran, Iran.
Held from January 19 to 21, it was conducted on three levels – First Ladies and spouses of heads of states – female ministers and women concerned in women and family affairs; and prominent and influential women in political, scientific, cultural and social fields.
Foreign female guests and participants of ICWI visited the Iranian Women’s Empowerment Exhibition to see products of industries, companies and artworks of Iranian women.
At the congress, those qualified were judged based on entrepreneurship, innovation and social activities while seven winners were awarded on the closing day.
The winners of this congress were also awarded a certificate from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) National Commission.
ICWI promotes the position of women and uses the capacity of influential and outstanding women around the world to reach a model based on social justice, religious and local values and to expand the roles and enhance women capabilities to influence the world.