Congresswoman Donna Edwards (D. Maryland)
Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R. Washington)
2012 Internationalism Award
Awarded for their work as co-chairs on the The congressional Afghan Women's Task Force. "Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md. want to make sure that women 'play a meaningful role in the Afghan Peace and Reintegration Plan.' It's not just about preserving women's rights, said Rodgers. Preserving those rights is a way to fight terrorism." Read more.