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June 2018

Writer Margaret Atwood and Olympic Gold Medalist Penny Oleksiak to be Honoured at the 5th Daughters for Life Gala in Toronto

2018-07-23T20:10:34+00:00

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2017 – On November 17th, The Daughters for Life Foundation (DFL) will honour two outstanding Canadian women at its annual DFL Gala Dinner in Toronto. The Lifetime Achievement Luminary Award will go to writer and cultural icon Margaret Atwood for her portrayals of strong female characters in her novels. Penny Oleksiak, the youngest Canadian to ever receive a Gold Medal at the Olympics, will receive the [...]

Writer Margaret Atwood and Olympic Gold Medalist Penny Oleksiak to be Honoured at the 5th Daughters for Life Gala in Toronto2018-07-23T20:10:34+00:00

An Unforgettable Evening… The 5th Daughters for Life Gala Dinner 2017

2018-06-18T22:32:35+00:00

An Unforgettable Evening… The 5th Daughters for Life Gala Dinner 2017 The elegant, The Carlu in the heart of Downtown Toronto saw nearly 400 proud supporters of the Daughters for Life Foundation (DFL) come together for the 5th Daughters for Life Gala Dinner on 17th November 2017. The Gala Dinner was held in honour of the many wonderful milestones and successes that the Daughters for Life Foundation has [...]

An Unforgettable Evening… The 5th Daughters for Life Gala Dinner 20172018-06-18T22:32:35+00:00

Eva Gorgy

2018-06-19T23:30:35+00:00

Eva Gorgy, Egypt Biology York University, Canada Year of Graduation: 2021 A dedicated student with an exemplary academic record, Eva Ibrahim Gorgy is a Daughters for Life (DFL) Scholar selected under our 2017 scholarship program. Eva was a top performing student from Egypt’s Maadi STEM School for Girls, that prepares young girls to become leaders and innovators in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Her teachers describe 20-year [...]

Eva Gorgy2018-06-19T23:30:35+00:00

Darah Al Shalabi

2018-06-19T23:27:41+00:00

Darah Al Shalabi, Jordan Social Sciences McMaster University, Canada Year of Graduation: 2021 Growing up in challenging circumstances, Darah has worked extra hard to carve out a bright future for herself. Despite the financial troubles in her home, Darah never gave up on learning. She says, “My parents raised us to fight for your existence and to overcome hardships and to open our minds to the beauty that life can [...]

Darah Al Shalabi2018-06-19T23:27:41+00:00

Maria Sheha

2018-06-09T14:34:21+00:00

Maria Shehata, Egypt Marine Biology New College of Florida, USA Year of Graduation: 2021 Our 2017 Daughters for Life scholar, Maria Shehata is a go-getter in the truest sense. An athlete and a science talent, there is nothing this 19-year old can’t do. Her outstanding academic record won her a place at Egypt’s STEM School from where she graduated with a GPA of 4 out of 4. Her single-minded focus [...]

Maria Sheha2018-06-09T14:34:21+00:00

December 2015

“Educated women lead change” – Margaret Atwood at 5th Daughters for Life Gala for Scholarships for Girls in the Middle East

2018-07-22T21:02:59+00:00

“Educated women lead change” – Margaret Atwood at 5th Daughters for Life Gala for Scholarships for Girls in the Middle East gallery TORONTO: Earlier this month, the 5th Daughters for Life Foundation (DFL) Gala held its annual event at the Carlu in Toronto. Every year, the Daughters for Life Foundation celebrates individuals who have made significant contributions to promoting the rights of girls and women around the [...]

“Educated women lead change” – Margaret Atwood at 5th Daughters for Life Gala for Scholarships for Girls in the Middle East2018-07-22T21:02:59+00:00