Dame Maizie elated
A Barbadian who has spent many of her years promoting the rights of women has been awarded for her efforts by Buckingham Palace.
Maizie Barker-Welch was named Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s New Year Honours announced yesterday.
“I am very happy to have been recognized for the work I have done,” she told the MIDWEEK?NATION.
Dame Maizie said her only regret was that her late husband Pedro Welch was not around to share in the moment.