Women’s Medal of Merit bestowed on 13 prominent Dominicans
Fefita la Grande. File.
Santo Domingo.- President Danilo Medina on Thurs. bestowed on 13 prominent Dominicans the Medal of Merit for Women in various sectors of society.
Among the women recognized figure typical merengue star Manuela Josefa Cabrera, “Fefita La Grande” in Popular Art.
In the Sports: Leidi Germán Tejada; Political Participation, Alejandrina Germán; Rural Woman, Bernardina Hernández; Art, Carmen Elvira Taveras; Community Work, Cristina Altagracia Sánchez; Professional Education, Lesbia María Brea de Castillo.
As an outstanding woman abroad, Maria Marte in Political Participation, Maritza López De Ortiz; Professional in Legal Sciences, Miriam Germán Brito; Philanthropic Work, Petra Rodríguez; Health, Rosa Elvira Pereyra Ariza; Community Work, Cristina Altagracia Sánchez and Profesional, Roxanna Reyes Acosta.
Present in the ceremony were First Lady, Cándida Montilla and Minister of Women, Janet Camilo.