Anne Murray honored by International Women's Forum

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SPRINGHILL - Anne Murray, iconic platinum recording artist and multi-award winning Canadian entertainer, was honored by the International Women's Forum (IWF) at their World Leadership Conference in Vancouver, B.C. by inducting her into their hall of fame.

Lynn Johnston, The Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller, and Anne Murray.

The IWF World Leadership Conference celebrates and recognizes the accomplishments of trailblazing women leaders through its International Hall of Fame. The International Women's Forum is a global membership organization of more than 5,000 highly accomplished women from 29 nations that promotes opportunities for women in leadership.

"I am humbled and honored to be in the company of the remarkable women that have received this award," Murray said in acceptance speech.

The honor is reserved for leaders in their field and Murray joins the ranks with women like Maya Angelou, Rosa Parks, Sally Ride and Margaret Thatcher.

Murray was inducted into the International Hall of Fame along with Lynn Johnston – cartoonist "For Better or For Worse" and the first woman and Canadian to win the Reuben Award – and Portia Simpson Miller, seventh Prime Minister of Jamaica and head of the People's National Party.




Organizations: IWF, International Women, National Party

Geographic location: Jamaica

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