WATCH: Melania Stuns in Black at “Women of Courage” Awards

Secretary Pompeo and First Lady Melania Trump presented at the International Women of Courage Award.

Awards were given to recipients “who are human rights advocates in some of the most dangerous parts of the world.”

Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham tweeted:

Today, for the 4th yr in a row, @FLOTUS spoke at the IWOC Awards Ceremony, honoring women for courage & leadership.

“Throughout history, women have made lasting impacts on society, & these women represent the strength of the female spirit. These are the faces of true heroism.”


First Lady Melania tweeted:

It was an honor to attend today’s International Women of Courage Awards with @SecPompeo at @StateDept. The women recognized today are not just strong & resilient – they are a true inspiration to us all.