CCAS is pleased to congratulate Mrs. Suad Al-Husseini Juffali, a longstanding member of the CCAS Board of Advisors, for being named the 2017 Honoree of the annual American University in Cairo Benefit Dinner. AUC will celebrate Mrs. Julffali for her "extraordinary leadership, her heroic resolve to empower underserved communities across the Middle East, and her legacy of compassion and enduring impact on AUC, the region, and the world."
The theme of the dinner is “Investing in the Future: A Celebration of Philanthropy at AUC.” A visionary humanitarian and philanthropist, Mrs. Juffali has devoted her life to numerous organizations working to secure and improve the welfare of women and children. For her tireless efforts to create a more just society with opportunities for all, Mrs. Juffali has received numerous recognitions, including an honorary doctorate of humane letters from AUC. Her resolve to empower underserved communities across the Middle East—particularly through education—has had immeasurable impact far beyond the walls of AUC, reaching across the region and the world. The sixth annual AUC Benefit Dinner will be held in New York in March, 2017.
Past honorees of the AUC Benefit Dinner include Abdallah Jum'ah '65, former president of Saudi Aramco Shafik Gabr '73, chair and managing director of ARTOC Group Haifaa Al-Mansour '97, Suadi Arabia's first female filmmaker Heba Morayef '02, former Egypt director of Human Rights Watch John F.W. Rogers, Executive VP Goldman Sachs Mustafa Abdel-Wadood '91, CEO Abraaj Group Limited.