BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- The All-China Women's Federation has decided to honor 310 women role models ahead of International Women's Day.
Among them, 10 were granted the title of national "pacemakers," a top honor.
The awardees include a senior engineer with the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, a community official from the city of Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, a lathe operator with Inner Mongolia First Machinery Group Co.,Ltd., the head of a volunteer group helping people trace their missing children, the general manager of a Shanghai-based restaurant who founded "Women's Home" to help self-employed women in need, the head of a rural poverty eradication work team in the city of Bozhou, east China's Anhui Province, the president of Peking Union Medical College Hospital, a professor at the National University of Defense Technology, the head of Beijing No. 2 Experimental Primary School, and a Communist Party of China member from the city of Wuzhong, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, who is still active in volunteer activities at the age of nearly 70.
A total of 199 organizations and groups were also honored for the outstanding performance of their female workers.