Rozana Jaber is another Daughters for Life scholar who recently graduated from the New College of Florida with a Bachelor's degree in International Relations and Affairs. After returning to Palestine, Rozana is focusing her energy on exploring the job market. She reflects on her experience as a DFL scholar and appreciates how that experience prepared her to face life post-graduation. “My experience going into a 4-year degree program abroad, and [...]
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One of our impressive scholars, Merehan Mostafa, recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business (with a specialized concentration in Marketing), and a Bachelor of Arts with dual majors in Political Science and International Relations, the only graduating triple major of her class, from the University of Rochester. During her senior year, Merehan was recognized as an exceptional student as she was elected into Phi Beta Kappa, America’s oldest [...]
Maha Mehanna, one of our inspiring Daughters for Life alumni, graduated from Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) last year with a Master’s in Conflict Transformation and a Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship. As a Palestinian woman, selecting such majors reflects her willingness and aspiration to work towards helping her community, which is afflicted with political turmoil. Currently, Maha is a full-time student at EMU in Harrisonburg, Virginia, pursuing [...]
Fighting against all odds, 17-year-old Alaa El Hajjar is building a future for herself and her home country of Lebanon. Decades of civil war, bloodshed, and political turmoil in Lebanon have exposed Alaa very early on to the vulnerabilities of humanity. The hardship endured living in such a volatile environment sparked in Alaa’s sense of purpose. Alaa wants to make a difference to her community. With the encouragement of her [...]
From a modest home in Cairo, Egypt came a young girl with an extraordinary gift for science. Marwa Soliman has always been the sharpest mind in her class, scoring top grades, and sometimes even a score of 100%l. At age 14, she was chosen to speak on Egypt’s national television to advise students on ways to balance time and studies. This shy whiz kid was soon scouted by Egypt’s top [...]
When Waed first became a Daughters for Life Scholar, she was a passionate young woman who started giving back to her community at a young age. As a young girl, Waed dedicated her time after school to work in Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. She taught English and poetry to young girls, providing an outlet to express their thoughts and emotions. This experience assisted Waed in discovering her passion and [...]
Despite the economic repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic taking a toll on Lebanon, one of our Daughters for Life alumni, Wardah AlAkrah, continues to thrive as she pursues higher education. Wardah graduated from Manhattanville College in 2019 with a bachelor's degree in biology. With the support of Daughters for Life, Wardah was able to return to her home country Lebanon empowered and motivated to continue her path to success. Now, [...]
"A healthy society needs wise and educated women. An educated and healthy woman will raise an educated and healthy family.” [...]
Eva’s Journey with Daughters for Life Daughters for Life Foundation is proud to celebrate another successful and brilliant scholar, Eva Shenoda. In June 2021, Eva graduated from York University with a specialized Honors BSc in Biology. Currently, she is pursuing a master’s in gastrointestinal sciences with a specialization in immunology at the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine in Canada. Following in our founder’s footsteps, Eva has [...]