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Daughters for Life Foundation Scholarships Winners 2015

GIFT OF LEARNING FOR TEN NEW STUDENTS Ten young women students from across the Middle East have been selected by the Toronto-based Daughters for Life Foundation to further their tertiary studies in the United States and Canada. Those chosen were asked to show how they had contributed to improving the lives of other young women…


Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish receives Honorary Doctorate in Law from New College of Florida

As part of his visit to New College of Florida on May 22nd,  Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish spoke at The 49th Commencement of New College of Florida ceremony, where he received a Honorary Doctorate in Law. Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish’s speech as Keynote Speaker at The 49th Commencement of New College of Florida       President O’Shea, Mr. Monda, honored guests, faculty and…


Daughters for Life Foundation celebrate its first scholar graduation!

On September 2nd, 2014 Yosra Albakkar from Jordan successfully defended her thesis in her Masters of Arts in Sustainability Studies at Trent University in Peterborough. By achieving this outstanding accomplishment, Yosra officially became the first student enrolled in the foundation’s scholarships program to graduate. It all started back in 2011 when Yosra submitted her application…

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Five Scholars start their journey at New College of Florida

Five new Scholars arrived at The New College of Florida last August 2014. This was certainly an exciting day for our first five students to start a four years University degree filled with challenges and hard work for these upcoming Middle Eastern female leaders of the future. But prior to engaging in this new adventure, they had…


Dr. Abuelaish Appointed
to the Order of Ontario

Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, Founder and President of the Daughters for Life Foundation, was appointed to the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest honour which recognizes extraordinary residents who have made a lasting contribution to the province, the country and the world. The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, invested Dr. Abuelaish with the…