Jennie McKeon / WUWF Public Media

Since 2008, the Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council, a program of the U.S. Department of State, has brought a steady flow of international visitors to Pensacola.  A recent delegation has included a contingent of 15 women journalists from Pakistan.

While in Pensacola, the group visited the studios of WUWF Public Media.

U.S. Department of State

An internationally recognized women’s rights advocate from Pakistan has spent the past few days in the Pensacola area and was the featured speaker Tuesday for the Third Annual International Women’s Day Celebration.  

Before coming to Pensacola, Tabassum Adnan was in Washington, D. C., one of ten women honored as recipients of the U.S. State Department 2015 International Women of Courage Award.