Among the "10 Outstanding Women of Scotland" for 2017 is also the known activist Remzije Sherifi, a Kosovo Albanian.
Sherifi is from Gnjilane and went to Scotland in 1999, when she was evacuated from a camp in Macedonia. Until 1992, when she was out of a job Remzi worked as a journalist and producer in radio.In Scotland she achieved success leading the association "Maryhill Integration Network," which deals with the implementation of programs dealing with health, education, art and dance.
Among women selected for this year is Myrtle Simpson, exploration of the Arctic; the professor of criminology the Baroness Sue Black, who in 1999 led the team of forensic doctors who identified the victims in the conflict in Kosovo; theater critic, Joyce McMillan and the singer Horse McDonald.
Prominent personalities in the past year have been the world famous writer JK Rowling, the singer Annie Lenox, wife of former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Sarah Brown, and in 2015 among the elect was also Nicola Sturgeon, known British politician and the First Minister of Scotland.
This is the second success of Remzie Sherifi, as in 2013 she was awarded with the great price as "Immigrants Women of the Year in the UK", followed by another successful Albanian, Luljeta Nuzi, head of the association the Albanian community in London "Shpresa Programme", honored with the award "Golden Eagle" in the Diaspora Summit in Tirana.
Remzije Sherifi: among 10 most famous women of Scotland for 2017 Thursday, March 09, 2017 Rating: