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Annual Award of Merit ceremony at University of Haifa

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…

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Annual Award of Merit ceremony at Islamic University of Gaza

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…

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Mayar Tharowat named one of only two DFL 2015 Scholars, earning scholarship at Wilfrid Laurier University

The 18 years Egyptian Mayar, who finally got her dream opportunity, has been admitted to Wilfrid Laurier University’s Physics Program for 2015/2016. Mayar is one of the two scholars won the Wilfrid Laurier scholarship. In addition to the scholarship, Wilfrid Laurier has offered her a 5000 CAD additional bonus for her outstanding grades. After completing her Physics studies,…

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Simona Rahi: “There is a power in women that only education can reveal.”

“I come from a place where opportunities are not waiting for me outside the door; therefore, I have learned to go find them.” When Simona Rahi decided to pursue higher education, she knew she would have to rely on a scholarship. As she sought out an opportunity, she came across one that stood out. “Daughters…

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Hiba El Miari – a woman who embraces challenge

If you’re going to have a chat with Palestinian student Hiba Adel El Miari, then it might be handy to keep Wikipedia close by. Writers and poets’ names, particularly Arabian or generally Islamic, fall like confetti amid suitable quotes to augment her discussion.  She has a passion for writing and languages; oh she likes painting,…

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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…

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Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish receives an 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 an 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…

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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…