Amal Clooney Scholarship for Young Women Launches in Lebanon

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Amal Clooney Scholarship for Young Women Launches in Lebanon

by Sangeeta Haindl

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#100LIVES partners w/ #AmalClooney to launch an annual scholarship for young women from Lebanon http://bit.ly/1ko2aHF via @Justmeans
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 - 4:00pm

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The human rights lawyer Amal Clooney has partnered with 100 Lives, a new global initiative that supports an annual scholarship for young women from Lebanon to pursue studies at the United World College Dilijan in Armenia. This yearly Amal Clooney Scholarship, as it will be known, will fund one female student to enroll on a two-year international baccalaureate program. The candidate will be selected based on ‘her exemplary academic performance and demonstrable interest in the promotion of human rights and international issues’.

The annual selection process is managed by a dedicated UWC National Committee in Lebanon, and is based on the UWC entry requirements and Amal Clooney Scholarship criteria.

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Sangeeta Haindl writes on women and children; social innovation; social enterprise and social entrepreneurs. She is the founder of Serendipity PR, in London, U.K., where she works with high-profile brands and organizations in the public, non-profit, and corporate sectors, winning awards for her work from the communications industry. She is chairman of and director of London's leading conscious well-being organisation, Alternatives, which hosts leading speakers such as Eckhart Tolle, Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Neale Donald Walsch and many other well-known names. She describes herself as a Spiritual Entrepreneur, Conscious Explorer; enjoying helping others, paying it forward and being a mum.

Keywords: 100 Lives | Education | Amal Clooney | Cause Global | Justmeans | Not On Our Watch Foundation | Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Social Entrepreneurship | Social investment | Venture Philanthropy | funding

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