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HIA Senior Fellow Zachary Kaufman Building Rwanda's First-Ever Public Library

December 06, 2010 Tags: rwanda
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HIA Senior Fellow Zachary Kaufman (Denmark ’99, Member, HIA American Planning Board) is founder, president, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of American Friends of the Kigali Public Library, a non-profit organization working with the Rotary Club of Kigali-Virunga, Rwanda to build and sustain the Read more

"Resistance and Rescue in Denmark" Now Showing at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue

October 04, 2010 Tags: holocaust, washington dc, arts

The exhibit is on display at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, Monday to Friday, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, through June 30. Sixth & I 600 I Street NW Washington, DC 20001 Tel. 202.408.3100 Visit a powerful photography exhibition that explores the history of the rescue of Danish Jewry in 1943 and provides a striking narrative of individual and collective resistance. The photographs are… Read more

Over 200 Participants Gathered in Amsterdam for HIA’s First Annual International Conference

July 12, 2010 Tags: amsterdam, hia conference

Fellows, Senior Fellows, Board Members and friends of HIA joined together for three days of an intense and inspiring program.

The program included:

  • discussions, workshops, film screenings, and the opportunity to meet nearly 200 outstanding young leaders in the HIA community;
  • Presentations from leading academics and activists, politicians and journalists,…

HIA Senior Fellow Kennedy Odede Wins Dell Social Innovation Competition

May 20, 2010 Tags: senior fellow awards

Shining Hope for Communities, a non-profit organization co-created by HIA Senior Fellow Kennedy Odede, won the 2010 Dell Social Innovation Competition Grand Prize ($50,000), and the People’s Choice Award ($1,000).

The Dell Social Innovation Competition is an international contest among current college students who propose projects to “make the world a better place.”… Read more