News Release - 3 September 2006
Rosie Malek-Yonan Awarded 2006 Woman of the Year
LOS ANGELES, CA - September 2006 - For her contributions and the totality of her work in the Assyrian Community, including the publication of her epic and historical non-fitional novel, The Crimson Field, and her testimony before a Congressional Committee of the 109th Congress of the United States on religious freedom regarding the genocide, massacres, and persecution of Assyrians in Iraq, on Sunday, September 3, 2006, at the 73rd Annual Assyrian American National Convention in Chicago, Illinois, Mr. Pierre Toulakany announced that the Board of Advisors of the Assyrian American National Federation, Inc., has recognized and awarded Ms. Rosie Malek-Yonan as the 2006 Woman of the Year. Mr. Robert W. DeKelaita presented Ms. Malek-Yonan with the award.
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