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NAYLA TUENI WINS THE ‘INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S CHAMPION’ AWARD FOR COURAGE, PRESS FREEDOM & WOMEN’S RIGHTS

NAYLA TUENI WINS THE ‘INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S CHAMPION’ AWARD FOR COURAGE, PRESS FREEDOM & WOMEN’S RIGHTS


The International Women’s Foundation announced that Ms. Nayla Tueni, President of the An-Nahar Group, has won the “Global Women’s Champion” award, which is on the agenda of the upcoming “Global Women’s Davos” on June 20 in Cannes, France.

The Foundation said that Tueni, ‘a well-known Lebanese journalist and politician, is being honored in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the field of journalism, freedom of the press, and her tireless defense of women’s rights and equality.’

‘As CEO and editor-in-chief of the prestigious Arabic-language newspaper An-Nahar, she was a fearless voice in the pursuit of truth and justice, and her steadfast commitment to freedom of the press and her courageous stance against corruption made her a symbol of hope and empowerment for women in the Middle East region,’ the Foundation underlined.

Following the award presentation, Tueni will join Ayati Dashkar, a youth leader at the International Women’s Foundation and the Queendom Metaverse Foundation, in an open dialogu
e that explores the topic of creativity as a force for good and equality for women and girls in a new and bold way.

The awards ceremony will be held at “Canopy by Hilton Cannes” in conjunction with the “Cannes Lions of Creativity Festival”, and the event is expected to attract 300 delegates from 20 countries, highlighting the pivotal role of women in steering a bold path towards equality.

Source: National News Agency – Lebanon