Copyright © 2014 . All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.
Figure of the month
Naser Khader: The Tattoo of Freedom PDF Print E-mail

Figure of the Month

The Al-Waref Institute recognizes Naser Khader as the Figure of the Month for September 2012. This distingueshed writer, politician and TV show host is a prominent international thinker and a great fighter of democracy and freedom for the Arab people.

 

Read more...
 
Ounsi El Hage: Headlining Cultural Development PDF Print E-mail

 

Al Waref Figure of the Month
By Alissa Orlando

The Al-Waref Institute recognizes Ounsi el-Hage as the Figure of the Month for October.  This famous Lebanese poet values the literary arts as a platform for change.  He has used his literary talents to advance the presence of culture in journalism, poetry, and drama.

Read more...
 
Ferial Masry to Build the Cultural Bridges PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 01 September 2010 00:00


 

Al Waref Figure of the Month

Ferial Masry has been selected by Al Waref Institute as the Figure of the Month of September for her civic activities to spread the spirit of community and to foster an environment of civic engagement.

Read more...
 
Dr. Nawal El Saadawi – A Voice That Cannot Be Silenced PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 15 August 2010 14:47


 

Al Waref Figure of the Month
By Alissa Orlando
The Al-Waref Institute recognizes Dr. Nawal El Saadawi as the Figure of the Month for August.  Despite political prosecution, Saadawi has been a strong voice for political reform and women’s rights.  Her writings continue to inspire the international community to fight for an end to aggression against women.

Read more...
 
Fatema Mernissi: Beyond the Veil of Cross-Cultural Misconceptions PDF Print E-mail


 

Al Waref Figure of the Month
By Alissa Orlando

The Al-Waref Institute recognizes Fatema Mernissi as the Figure of the Month for July.  This Moroccan feminist writer reconciles traditional Islam with progressive feminism.  Her pioneering vision of civil society has inspired others in the Muslim and Western worlds to reexamine their values and perspectives.

Read more...
 
Figure of the Month: Hazem Saghieh, In Defense of Peace PDF Print E-mail

Al Waref Figure of the Month
By Alissa Orlando

Al Waref Institute recognizes Lebanese editor and journalist Hazem Saghieh as the Figure of the Month for June for seeking peace while staying loyal to Arab claims and identity.

Read more...
 
Figure of the Month: Zaha Hadid: Designing a Bridge between Cultures PDF Print E-mail

Al Waref Figure of the Month
by Alissa Orlando

The Al-Waref Institute recognizes Zaha Hadid as the Figure of the Month for May.  The first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize, this Iraqi-born British architect is redefining architecture with her radical deconstructivist designs.

Read more...
 
Figure of the Month: Melanne Verveer, World Mobilizer for Women PDF Print E-mail
Melanne Verveer

By Diacorda Amosapa

Melanne Verveer has been selected by Al Waref Institute as the Figure of the Month of April. Currently serving as U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, Verveer has over her lifetime marshalled people, institutions and resources to transform the lives of women and children worldwide.

 

Read more...
 
Figure of the Month: Kurdish Poet Sherko Bekas, The Flower of Freedom PDF Print E-mail

Al Waref Figure of the Month

Al Waref Institute recognizes Poet Sherko Bekas as the Figure of the Month for March for  pioneering the modern Kurdish Poetry. Since 1987, Sherko Bekas' poetry has been published in the Kurdish original under the title "Sherko Bekas' Diwan".

Read more...
 
Ambassador Samir Sumaida’ie: The Dedication to Beauty PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 30 January 2010 05:29

Al Waref Figure of the Month
by Jennifer Young, Al Waref Senior Editor

Al Waref Institute rejoices in the many contributions of artist, poet, statesman, businessman, and Ambassador Samir Shakir Mahmood Sumaida’ie, and recognizes him as the Figure of the Month for February.

Read more...
 
<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 Next > End >>

Page 1 of 3