NY Celebration of Women Diplomats

New York, NY—On April 4, 2017, the Women’s Foreign Policy Group held its annual Celebration of Women Diplomats at the home of WFPG Member Geraldine Kunstadter. The program honored the achievements of women permanent representatives to the United Nations, deputy permanent representatives to the United Nations, and consuls general. Honorees included the Ambassadors to the United Nations from Albania, Andorra, Bhutan, Colombia, Hungary, Lithuania, Pakistan, Qatar, and Zambia. WFPG also recognized the Deputy Permanent Representatives of the European Union, Namibia, and the United States as well as the Consuls General of Barbados, Germany, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Peru, Slovakia, and the United Kingdom. Ambassador Michele Sison, Deputy Permanent Representative of the US Mission to the UN, gave brief remarks.

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US DPR Michele Sison, WFPG President Patricia Ellis,
and UK Consul General Antonia Romeo

Ambassadors Besiana Kadare of Albania, Maria Emma Mejía Vélez of Colombia, and Katalin Annamária Bogyay of Hungary, with Hostess Geraldine Kunstadter

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Ambassador Ayla Ahmed Saif Al-Thani of Qatar,
Geraldine Kunstadter, and Patricia Ellis

Ambassador Michele Sison gives brief remarks on
behalf of the US UN Mission


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Consul General Ladislava Begeç of Slovakia, WFPG
Board Member Nancy Ziuzen Schlegel of
Lockheed Martin, and Patricia Ellis

Alison Gotkin, Julie Marquis, Patricia Ellis, WFPG Board Member Allison Ford of United Technologies, and Consul General Raushan Yesbulatova of Kazakhstan

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Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi of Pakistan
with Geraldine Kunstadter

Consul General Begeç, Ambassador Bogyay,
and Celia Ross Latham

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Ambassador Mejía of Colombia and Patricia Ellis

Geraldine Kunstadter and Consul General Yesbulatova