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Former Prime Minister of Peru Beatriz Merino is honored with the Trailblazer Award

The World Political Leaders (WPL), the worldwide network of female politicians, honored Former Prime Minister of Peru, Representative of the Boston Global Forum in Peru, with the WPL Trailblazer 2019 Award in recognition for her achievements as Peru´s Prime Minister and carrying out the role of Ombudsman as well.

Established in 2013, the WPL gives the Trailblazer Award to outstanding women political leaders who have made strides toward a society where balance between women and men in politics is the reality. The Boston Global Forum is proud of Prime Minister Beatriz, Representative of the Boston Global Forum in Peru and warmly congratulations her to be worthy of this prestigious recognition.

The BGF also sincerely thank Women Political Leaders organization for this honor and for the incredible contributions made to female participation in politics at global level. This recognition commits her to continue working to ensure the voices of women are heard in politics.

The Women Political Leaders Trailblazer Award 2019 recognizes the achievements of three women Presidents and Prime Ministers. The awards are delivered on the occasion of the Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders which took place on November 18th-20th in Reykjavík, Iceland:

  • Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of Mauritius (2015-2018)
  • Julia Gillard, President of Australia (2010-2013)
  • Martha Beatriz Merino Lucero, President of Peru (2003)