“We Love Reading program” Founder Professor Rana Dajani has received a Schwab Foundation Social Innovation Award for the year 2022 as part of the World Economic Forum Davos Agenda.
Awards recognize 15 mission-driven leaders tackling the world’s toughest problems, from social inequality and youth unemployment to malnutrition and accessible healthcare.
Professor Dajani was chosen to be the only winner from the Arab countries and was chosen from a group of 400 influential community leaders in 190 countries around the world who have impacted the lives of 722 million people around the world.
This year’s Schwab Foundation Awardees demonstrate that through values-based approaches centering on inclusivity, collaboration, relationships of trust and long-term sustainability, we have proven ways of changing institutions and mindsets, and disrupting traditional ways of working that hold systemic barriers in place” said François Bonnici, director of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship.
Professor Dajani said: “This award and acknowledgment t is for every person who has been part of the journey of We Love Reading in every way consciously or unconsciously. Everyone is important, “Do not belittle any good deed” as Prophet Mohammad said. Therefore my fellows in this journey go forward keep reading, learning and walking, follow your curiosity, your dreams, your aspirations, believe in yourself, trust yourself and you will make the impossible happen.”