News & Events2020-07-29T16:10:10-04:00


DFL Scholar Sets Eyes on Global Health Initiatives

Esraa’s Journey with Daughters for Life  Daughters for Life Foundation is proud to celebrate another successful and brilliant scholar, Esraa Hassan. In June 2022, Esraa graduated from Western University’s Brescia University College with a Bachelor's in Food and Nutrition.  Coming from a humble background with three siblings, and limited financial resources, a scholarship would allow Esraa to go beyond the city where they [...]

An Even Bigger DFL Family: Welcome to Our Eight New Scholars!

Eight Scholars, Eight Lives Changed for The Better   The Daughters for Life Foundation is thrilled to welcome the new scholars joining us in 2022! We have a total of eight brilliant new scholars from all over the Middle East, pursuing their studies across a wide variety of disciplines and academic levels, spread between Canada, Belgium and Israel, to mark a new chapter [...]

Steps Toward Greatness: Congratulations to Dr. Saja Anabusi

Congratulations to Dr. Saja Anabusi, DFL's Graduating Fellow of Maternal-Fetal Medicine! With the support of Daughters for Life (DFL), Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist Dr. Saja Anabusi recently completed a highly competitive fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) offered by the University of Toronto's Temerty Faculty of Medicine and Mount Sinai Hospital. This exclusive program is accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons [...]

Never be Afraid to Try Something New:

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 [...]

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 [...]

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