Once the youngest female Minister, Rodrigues-Birkett honoured for her work in public office

Photo of Ambassador Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, Guyana’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (center), Ambassador Michael E. Brotherson, Consul General of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana (right) and Marita Landaveri, President, The Society for Foreign Consuls in New York (left)

At this year’s event, fifteen women were awarded with a Certificate of Recognition by the Society for their outstanding achievements and contribution to community empowerment in the United States.

The honourees were from Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, El Salvador, Guyana, India, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Peru, Serbia, and Türkiye.

Since its founding in 1925, The Society of Foreign Consuls in New York has represented the world’s largest diplomatic community. This unique organization, whose members are gathered from the 113 NYC-based Consulates General, is steered by the Executive Committee made up of elected members representing all countries via regional groupings. The Society strives to promote good relations between the NYC Consular Corps and our hosts, New York and the United States of America.