HM Queen Sonja received The NACC Nora Award for Women of Achievement at a luncheon on April 25, 2013 in New York City.
Her Majesty is the first recipient of the newly created award, an award to honor a woman who has reached extraordinary success in her chosen endeavors.
2013 has been named the Year of Women in Norway in recognition of the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote. With this in mind, the NACC’ s board of directors has agreed to establish an award focusing on women’s achievements.
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