His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, 118th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, accepted the Leading by Example Award in person at the Coptic Orphans 25th Anniversary Gala in the greater Toronto area on Sept. 28, 2014.

Dr. Nermin Samir holds a PhD in pharmaceutical chemistry & is a lecturer at Ain Shams University. Nermin lost her daughter, Maggie, during the terrorist attack on Elbotrosia Church, yet has since demonstrated compassion and forgiveness. She was honored with the Leading by Example Award at the Coptic Orphans 30th Anniversary Gala in Washington D.C. on October 2, 2018.

Amira Gamil, a Not Alone program student, is now a third-year architectural engineering student at the Faculty of Fine Arts. Amira is also an embodiment of volunteerism in her church and community. Amira accepted the Leading by Example Award in person at the Coptic Orphans 30th Anniversary Gala in New Jersey on October 14, 2018.

Martina Shenouda, a Not Alone program student, received the prestigious Governmental Universities Scholarship, allowing her to study at Ain Shams University, where she is ranked third in the Faculty of Commerce. Martina was honored with the Leading by Example Award at the Coptic Orphans 30th Anniversary Gala in Toronto on September 30, 2018.

 

Hanan Nabil, a Not Alone program student, graduated with honors from secondary school and currently studies architecture at Minya University. Hanan accepted the Leading by Example award at the Coptic Orphans 30th Anniversary Gala in Los Angeles on October 28,2018.

Ramy Makar was a marketing executive and pillar of Toronto’s Coptic Community. Ramy’s legacy of service will live on though his life was cut short. Ramy was posthumously awarded the Leading by Example Award at the Coptic Orphans 30th Anniversary Gala in Toronto on September 30, 2018.

Jeff Fortenberry represents Nebraska’s First Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. He is a member of the House Appropriations Committee, which is responsible for the expenditures of the United States government. Jeff accepted the Leading by Example Award in Cairo, Egypt on August 22, 2016.

Nick Kaldas, APM, Deputy Commissioner of the New South Wales Police Force, accepted the Leading by Example Award in person at the Coptic Orphans 25th Anniversary Gala in the greater Sydney area on November 9, 2014.

Renowned former NASA scientist Dr. Farouk El-Baz, who is currently a member of the Advisory Council of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, accepted the Leading by Example Award in person at the Coptic Orphans 25th Anniversary Gala in the greater Washington, DC area on October 11, 2014.

Egyptian businessman, Naguib Sawiris, was a joint recipient of the 2008 Leading by Example Award during the Coptic Orphans 20th Anniversary Gala at the Marriott New York Downtown on Saturday, October 18, 2008.

Renowned Egyptian philanthropist and humanitarian, Ola Ghabbour, was the joint recipient of the Leading by Example Award during the Coptic Orphans 20th Anniversary Gala at the Marriott New York Downtown on Saturday, October 18, 2008.

Egyptian actress and celebrity, Yousra, a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) goodwill ambassador, received the Leading by Example Award for her philanthropic and humanitarian work at the Coptic Orphans’ Fourth Annual Gala and awards ceremony held April 28, 2007 at the William F. Bolger Center in Potomac, MD.

Rev. Kathleene B. Card, an Elder in the United Methodist Church, a teacher, administrator, and former Director of External Affairs at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, received the Leading by Example Award at the Coptic Orphans Gala at the Embassy of Colombia in Washington, DC on October 27, 2005.

Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, Liz Cheney, received the Leading by Example Award at Coptic Orphans’ Second Annual Gala, “An Evening with Shakespeare” held April 24, 2004 at the Cannon Building of the House of Representatives.