WIM Awards: 29 women receive awards

29 women received the Professional and Career Women Awards 2019 hosted by Women in Management Maldives.

The awards were given out during a ceremony held at the auditorium of Faculty of Health Science.

29 women received awards in 16 different categories during the event.

The winners and their respective categories are:

Mariyam Waheeda was awarded Woman of Year at the awards as well.

Waheeda has served in numerous state positions for 42 years.

The former Commissioner of the Girl Guide Association also served to open opportunities for women in that particular field. She also worked in journalism providing content on social issues for the daily news, Haveeru for several years. Waheeda also presented a 100-episode TV show on the topic of Women and Health.

At the age of 67, the mother of five continue to take part in a number of national marathons including a national record on 19 April with a full marathon.

This marks the second annual WIM Awards 2019.

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