SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – The World Trade Association held a conference at O.C. Tanner in downtown Salt Lake City to commemorate International Women’s Day. 

During that event, the association honored the 10th anniversary of the “Women in International Business Conference” and presented Mary Beckerle, the CEO of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, as the International Woman of the Year. 

Beckerle served as a member of former Vice President Joe’s Biden’s National Ribbon Panel, served on advisory boards at several medical institutes in the United States and abroad, according to a press release.

“It is a distinct honor to receive this recognition from the World Trade Association,” said Beckerle in a statement.