Dr Zinnia Gonzalez Carranza receives the Distinguished Mexicans Award

Dr Zinnia Haydee Gonzalez-Carranza, Assistant Professor with the Plant Sciences Division, School of Biosciences has been honoured with the Distinguished Mexican Medal for her services to the environment and vulnerable communities in the drylands of Mexico and Kenya.

This is a prestigious award conferred by the Mexican Government, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to Mexicans living abroad who have demonstrated leadership and outstanding contributions in their particular field of endeavour and promote a positive image of Mexico internationally. This global ward is presented to a select few individuals annually.

The medal was presented to Dr Zinnia H. Gonzalez-Carranza by Ambassador Josefa Gonzalez-Blanco Ortiz-Mena in London on the 14th of September 2023 in the presence of David Rutley MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Americas and Caribbean.


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