Essay Contest Inspires Chinese Students’ Ideas on Empowering Women

English Language Fellow Rebekah Gordon hosted a writing workshop and essay contest.
English Language Fellow Rebekah Gordon hosted a writing workshop and essay contest.

Consul General Raymond Greene and the Consulate’s English Language Fellow Rebekah Gordon hosted a writing workshop and essay contest in honor of Women’s History Month at the Chongqing Library on March 28 and 29. 100 high school students from 10 different schools participated in the competitive essay writing contest on the theme of “Empowering Women – Empowering Humanity.” The essays were graded by a team of American judges and five winners were awarded prizes, with the grand prize being a Kindle electronic book reader.