Indian Army officer Major Suman Gawani and a Brazilian woman Commander Carla Monteiro de Castro Araujo have been selected for the prestigious United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award (2019).
About Major Suman Gawani
Major Suman was commissioned into the Army Signal Corps in 2011 after graduating from the Officers Training Academy, Chennai. Major Suman, a native of Pokhar village in Uttarakhand’s Tehri Garhwal, completed her schooling in Uttarkashi. She holds a Bachelor of Education from the Government Post Graduate College in Dehradun, Uttarakhand India. She also has a telecommunication engineering degree from Military College of Telecommunication Engineering (MCTE), Mhow in Madhya Pradesh.