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Two New Scholars, Two Inspiring Stories, A Bigger DFL Family

We are delighted to announce that two wonderful scholars will be joining Daughters for Life Foundation in Fall 2021 who will be studying through the new partnership with the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. This partnership was established through the Canadian Friends of Hebrew University. Please meet Farah Qadi and Ni’mati Dmeiry! Both scholars will be studying at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the [...]

Towards a Better Health System: Daughters for Life Welcomes a New Fellow!

Daughters for Life Welcomes a New Fellow As we all try to cope with the current pandemic’s struggles, we are proud to see another wonderful young woman join the Daughters for Life family. We are delighted to welcome Dr. Saja Anabusi, our new fellow, who will be training at the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine and Mount Sinai Hospital’s maternal-fetal medicine [...]

Congratulations to Dr. Zaaroura! DFL First Medical Fellow

Dr. Hiba Zaaroura, DFL First Medical Fellow Daughters for Life are proud to announce that Dr. Hiba Zaaroura is the Daughters for Life first fellow ever to have completed the Medical Fellowship with the Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto. We are so eager to share this accomplishment with our community! Born in Jerusalem, Dr. Zaaroura was raised in the small village of Reineh in [...]

Welcome Dania: The Newest DFL Scholar

Dania: Aspiring Future Engineer Working for Sustainable World Daughter’s for Life foundation is proud to introduce another brilliant scholar joining the family. Dania Mahadin, from Jordan, was recently accepted to York University to pursue an engineering program. Even though Dania understands the challenge of pursuing such a challenging major, she believes that engineering encompasses a whole range of systems that benefit humankind. [...]

Celebrating 10 years of creating better futures!

A Note of Thanks: Ten years of the Daughters for Life Foundation 2020 marks a decade since the Daughters for Life Foundation (DFL) was established to support the higher education of women and girls from the Middle East. In these past ten years, over 400 young women at the undergraduate and graduate level have benefitted from DFL’s many programs that offer educational [...]

The Pledge of Peace Renewed at the 7th Annual Daughters for Life Gala

The Pledge of Peace Renewed at the 7th Annual Daughters for Life Gala Since the inception of Daughters for Life Foundation (DFL) in 2010, we’ve helped over 400 young women reach their academic potential by providing them scholarships to study at renowned universities and colleges, and granting them financial awards and fellowships to pursue higher education. All daughters in the Middle East, [...]

Four Full Scholarships have been Awarded to Accomplished Young Women

With the help of our partnerships with universities in Canada and the United States, we are able to provide scholarships to young women in the Middle East who want a better future for themselves and their community. 439 applications were received; 272 for undergraduates and 167 for graduates and we were able to pick four amazing women who met all the criteria for the [...]

2019 Tickets and Tables Now Available for Daughters for Life Foundation 7th Annual Gala

The Daughter’s for Life (DFL) Foundation would like to announce that tickets and tables are now on sale for our annual gala that will commence at 6:00 on October 18, 2019, at the historical Carlu venue located in downtown Toronto. Join us to celebrate our brilliant scholars and recognize the work of extraordinary individuals who have created a lasting impact in the international community. [...]

Daughters For Life Wins PIEoneer of the Year Award!

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 [...]

The Daughters For Life Foundation Gala 2018

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 [...]

From Business Suits to Lab Coats: Record Number of Daughters for Life Scholars to Graduate in 2018 to Pursue their Dream Profession

2018 is a defining year for the Daughters for Life Foundation (DFL). Eleven young women from our scholarship program will graduate this year from across the world’s greatest universities. These brilliant young women came from countries like Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Syria and Iraq. And they won our hearts and our prestigious scholarship because of their sheer intellect and their resolve to do better for their [...]

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