Saluting Women who make Peace’, WAND (Women’s Action for New Directions), 18th August 2015
June 28, 2017
Wendy Sherman, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs in the US Government, was applauded by WAND for her part in getting the Iran deal across the finish line, and, in their words, in turn averting a catastrophic military conflict. It was stated that the ultimate goals of peace and security are more attainable when women are represented at the tables of power. For more see: www.wand.org
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