KWN recognized Majlinda Kelmendi and Nora Gjakova with Certificates of Appreciation on 23 Sep. in Peja. The two young women represented Kosovo at the World Judo Championship, and Majlinda Kelmendi brought home the gold medal.
KWN members decided at their Sep. bimonthly meeting to recognize the young women’s achievements, as they serve as role models for other young women in Kosovo.
As Majlinda Kelmendi said on national television, “It doesn’t matter where you start, but where you go. With dedication, work and great will everyone can achieve their aims.”
Further, as a world champion in judo, Majlinda Kelmendi is the first national heroine of Kosovo as a new state.
KWN members congratulated Majlinda Kelmendi and Nora Gjakova for their achievements and hope that they will empower many other young women in Kosovo to realize their dreams.
KWN also has invited them to join the Young Women’s Empowerment Initiative.