September 2018

Daughters For Life Wins PIEoneer of the Year Award!

2018-09-11T13:40:55+00:00

The Daughters for Life Foundation was named PIEoneer of the Year at the 2018 PIEoneer Awards on September 7th in London, UK. The event is held annually by The PIE, an organization with a focus on professionals in international education. The awards ceremony brought together winners from ten regions to celebrate the achievements and innovations of a diverse selection of individuals and organizations in the field of international [...]

Daughters For Life Wins PIEoneer of the Year Award!2018-09-11T13:40:55+00:00

August 2018

The Daughters For Life Foundation Gala 2018

2018-08-14T11:14:35+00:00

Daughters for Life to Honour Christiane Amanpour, Vera Banoun, Michael Dan at its 6th Annual Gala Dinner Early bird tables available, all proceeds go towards women’s education The Daughters for Life Foundation (DFL) will honour Christiane Amanpour, Vera Banoun, and Michael Dan at its 6th Annual Gala Dinner on October 30, 2018 at the [...]

The Daughters For Life Foundation Gala 20182018-08-14T11:14:35+00:00

The Daughters For Life Foundation Welcomes Five New Scholars

2018-08-13T12:05:03+00:00

The Daughters for Life Foundation is proud to introduce the five inspiring and accomplished women that have been chosen as the recipients of our 2018 scholarships: Passant Metwally, Sara Saad, Esraa Naguib, Sahar Al Ahmad and Maha Mehanna. Each of these scholars from across the Middle East has been awarded full scholarships by Daughters for Life to assist them in their pursuit of higher education in universities throughout Canada and [...]

The Daughters For Life Foundation Welcomes Five New Scholars2018-08-13T12:05:03+00:00

June 2017

Daughters for Life Gala Dinner 2017 Announced for November 17th!

2018-07-23T18:53:26+00:00

The Daughters for Life Foundation (DFL) is thrilled to announce its 5th Gala Dinner on November 17th. The Daughters for Life Gala Dinner 2017 is dedicated to celebrating and honouring;  it is a time for the international community to come together to celebrate our Scholars and to recognize the work of selected women who have created long-lasting impacts in the global community in their field. The Daughters for Life Foundation helps [...]

Daughters for Life Gala Dinner 2017 Announced for November 17th!2018-07-23T18:53:26+00:00

March 2017

Two Young Women With Dreams of Becoming Engineers Receive DFL Scholarship

2018-07-23T18:52:09+00:00

The Daughters for Life Foundation continues to enable young women from conflict-torn nations in the Middle East to complete their education here in Canada under its scholarship program. The foundation’s newest female scholars to arrive in Toronto are Sahar Al Ahmad, from Syria, and Safaa Zaoui, from Morocco. Their arrival takes place one month after we welcomed 5 scholars from Syria and a few weeks after we welcomed our first Moroccan [...]

Two Young Women With Dreams of Becoming Engineers Receive DFL Scholarship2018-07-23T18:52:09+00:00

5 Syrian Girls on Scholarship to Canada Bring Message of Peace

2018-07-23T18:48:41+00:00

 Welcome to Canada! On a cold and freezing night, the International Arrivals Terminal of Toronto Pearson Airport felt particularly warm and joyous. It was after all that long awaited moment when five Syrian girls would arrive in Canada, under a unique educational scholarship led by the Daughters for Life Foundation and the International Language Academy of Canada (ILAC). Amid loud cheers, bear hugs and the waving of ‘Welcome Home’ [...]

5 Syrian Girls on Scholarship to Canada Bring Message of Peace2018-07-23T18:48:41+00:00

February 2017

Daughters for Life Foundation and ILAC Welcome First displaced Female Syrian Scholars to Study In Canada

2018-07-23T18:47:00+00:00

TORONTO: The Daughters for Life Foundation (DFL) is welcoming today the first five female scholars from Syria who have been granted full-time scholarships to study in Canada, in partnership with the International Language Academy of Canada (ILAC). Alaa Alakel, Asmaa Labbad, Aya Hammoud, Ayaat Labbad and Raneem Kanaan are the first out of a total of 15 young women who will leave behind the grim reality of conflict to [...]

Daughters for Life Foundation and ILAC Welcome First displaced Female Syrian Scholars to Study In Canada2018-07-23T18:47:00+00:00

June 2016

A Night for Peace and Inspiration!

2018-07-23T18:31:24+00:00

The Fourth Daughters for Life Gala Dinner 2016…. A Night for Peace and Inspiration! On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016, The Daughters for Life Foundation (DFL) has held its Fourth Annual Gala at the Carlu. The gala had an excessive success as both a night to celebrate the achievements of a group of inspirational activists and DFL scholars, but also as a phenomenal fundraiser. Thanks to all those who attended, [...]

A Night for Peace and Inspiration!2018-07-23T18:31:24+00:00

May 2016

Daughters for Life 2016 Awards Ceremonies

2018-07-23T18:28:22+00:00

Forty Nine female students were awarded the Daughters for Life Annual Awards Unique Awards Program Empower Women in Israel and the West Bank May 19, 2016 With the presence of the Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne; Dr Izzeldin Abuelaish, the President and Founder of Daughters for Life Foundation has awarded  49 bursaries to young women pursuing their postgraduate studies in the West Bank and Israel with a total of $41,500.00 USD. Premier Wynne [...]

Daughters for Life 2016 Awards Ceremonies2018-07-23T18:28:22+00:00

March 2016

DFLGala2016… Peace and Empowerment through Education

2018-07-23T18:26:42+00:00

Peace and empowerment through education The Daughters for Life Foundation 4th Gala Dinner, 2016 Come and join us Wednesday, May 25, at the Carlu in Toronto for a truly inspiring evening. The Daughters for Life Foundation will be honouring Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace prize winner, with the Courage and Inspiration Luminary Award, for her courageous campaign to fight for education for girls in her native Pakistan, Maria Campbell, the [...]

DFLGala2016… Peace and Empowerment through Education2018-07-23T18:26:42+00:00

August 2015

DFL Annual Award of Merit 2015 given to 105 outstanding female students across the Middle East

2018-07-23T18:10:24+00:00

More than 100 female students at 12 Middle Eastern universities were recognized for their outstanding achievement during last month. They received the Daughters for Life Annual Award of Merit – an award of US$500 to US$1000 which helps fund their tuition. The award acknowledges not only the academic capabilities of these third year students, who are graduating in the 2016-17 academic year, but also their courage in overcoming hardship and [...]

DFL Annual Award of Merit 2015 given to 105 outstanding female students across the Middle East2018-07-23T18:10:24+00:00

DFL bestows The annual Award of Merit on four BGU female students

2018-07-23T18:08:40+00:00

“Don’t waste time blaming others. Blaming is the best way to escape responsibility,” Dr.  Izzeldin Abuelaish In a moving ceremony, on July 27th, Daughters for Life Foundation bestowed The annual Award of Merit on four Ben-Gurion University Of the Negav female students Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, the President and Founder, was accompanied by his founding directors daughters, Dalal and Shatha as well as his other three children;  Mohammed, Rofah and Abdallah. Rector Prof. Zvi HaCohen remarked on how unusual [...]

DFL bestows The annual Award of Merit on four BGU female students2018-07-23T18:08:40+00:00

July 2015

Annual Award of Merit ceremony at University of Haifa

2018-07-23T18:07:04+00:00

On July 20th, 2015, Daughters for Life Foundation’s Board of Directors visited University of Haifa, Israel, to award six outstanding female students the Annual Award of Merit. Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, the Founder and President of the foundation, together with the Founding Directors; Dalal Abuelaish and Shatha Abuelaish and his other children, Mohamed, Rafah and Abdullah Abuelaish visited the University of Haifa where Vice Rector Prof. Perla Werner Welcomed Dr. [...]

Annual Award of Merit ceremony at University of Haifa2018-07-23T18:07:04+00:00

Annual Award of Merit ceremony at Islamic University of Gaza

2018-07-23T17:59:34+00:00

Daughters for Life Foundation’s Board of Directors visited The Islamic University of Gaza to award twenty two outstanding female students the Annual Awards of Merit. Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, the Founder and President of the foundation, together with the Founding Directors; Dalal Abuelaish and Shatha Abuelaish headed to IUG on July 4th where they had a tour at IUG campus accompanied by Dr. Yahya Al Sarraj, The Vice President for External affairs [...]

Annual Award of Merit ceremony at Islamic University of Gaza2018-07-23T17:59:34+00:00