Dr. Janice Willis has been selected by the Outstanding Women in Buddhism Committee’s panel of distinguished Buddhist scholars and practitioners as an Outstanding Woman in Buddhism 2009.
Jan, of course, is the author of our new release, Dreaming Me: Black, Baptist, and Buddhist — One Woman’s Spiritual Journey, and also of Enlightened Beings: Life Stories from the Ganden Oral Tradition.
She will be honored at The Outstanding Women in Buddhism Awards Ceremony held in honor of the United Nations’ International Women’s Day. The Ceremony will be held at the Association for the Promotion for the Status of Women in Don Muang, Bangkok, Thailand on Friday, March 6th, 2009.
The Ceremony and Award now enters its 8th year and has honored more than 100 Buddhist women masters to date for their contributions to society. Our congratulations to you, Jan!