Kolonia celebrates 19th Amendment centennial

From left: Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Somer Bessire-Briers; Defense Attaché Lt. Col. Erin Richter; Ambassador Carmen G. Cantor; and Aileen Gallen-Moses, spouse of Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia’s vice speaker Esmond Moses, celebrate the centennial of the 19th Amendment at an embassy-hosted event, Aug. 26. Embassy Kolonia’s all-female delegation continues to inspire and empower future leaders by breaking gender stereotypes in unprecedented meetings with traditional leaders throughout Pohnpei, traditions historically reserved for men.

Photo courtesy of Embassy Kolonia

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