Jeanne d’Arc honored as ‘Woman of Courage’

Jeanne d’Arc honored as ‘Woman of Courage’

Team Rwanda Cycling's Jeanne d'Arc Girubuntu receives major award on International Women's Day
Africa Women Cycling Jeremy Ford

written by Jeremy Ford on March 09 2016

Team Rwanda Cycling's Jeanne d'Arc Girubuntu receives major award on International Women's Day

The United States Ambassador to Rwanda, Erica J. Barks-Ruggles, yesterday honoured three Rwandan women during International Women’s Day celebrations at the US Embassy in Kigali. The women were chosen from nominations submitted by the US embassy's 33,000 Facebook fans to receive the 2016 ‘Rwandan Women of Courage’ award for their inspiring example of leadership and determination and Team Rwanda Cycling's Jeanne d'Arc Girubuntu, Rwanda's first female professional rider.

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