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


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 [...]

The Daughters For Life Foundation Welcomes Six New Scholars

The Daughters for Life Foundation is proud to introduce the five inspiring and accomplished women that have been chosen as the recipients of our 2018 scholarships: Passant Metwally, Sara Saad, Esraa Naguib, Sahar Al Ahmad, Yousra Benradi and Maha Mehanna. Each of these scholars from across the Middle East has been awarded full scholarships by Daughters for Life to assist them in their pursuit [...]

Writer Margaret Atwood and Olympic Gold Medalist Penny Oleksiak to be Honoured at the 5th Daughters for Life Gala in Toronto

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2017 – On November 17th, The Daughters for Life Foundation (DFL) will honour two outstanding Canadian women at its annual DFL Gala Dinner in Toronto. The Lifetime Achievement Luminary Award will go to writer and cultural icon Margaret Atwood for her portrayals of strong female characters in her novels. Penny Oleksiak, the youngest Canadian to ever receive a Gold Medal at [...]

An Unforgettable Evening… The 5th Daughters for Life Gala Dinner 2017

An Unforgettable Evening… The 5th Daughters for Life Gala Dinner 2017 The elegant, The Carlu in the heart of Downtown Toronto saw nearly 400 proud supporters of the Daughters for Life Foundation (DFL) come together for the 5th Daughters for Life Gala Dinner on 17th November 2017. The Gala Dinner was held in honour of the many wonderful milestones and successes that the [...]

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