Synergos honors His Highness the Aga Khan with the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award
London, UK.- The first University for a Night in Europe brought together leaders from business, civil society and government to discuss innovative approaches to addressing some of the most pressing global problems.
Participants from all over the world joined Synergos’ Founder and Chair, Peggy Dulany, in honoring His Highness the Aga Khan, Founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, with the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award and celebrating Synergos’ 25th Anniversary.
Synergos Peggy Dulany in conversation with His Highness the Aga Khan
During the award presentation Peggy Dulany read a letter addressed to the Aga Khan in which David Rockefeller commended the Imam’s work through the Aga Khan Development Network for having “leveraged the social conscience of Islam in ways that benefit people of all faiths; promoting tolerance, pluralism, and broad-based development.”
The award presentation was followed by an interesting plenary dialogue with His Highness the Aga Khan and Peggy Dulany.
The event was held at The Royal Automobile Club (RAC), and was sponsored by the Hashoo Foundation, David Rockefeller, Kim Samuel-Johnson, Shell Oil and a special support from the Nand and Jeet Khemka Foundation.
The evening concluded with dinner discussions that brought participants together with members of Synergos’ global networks and other experts from around the world in a unique effort to exchange of ideas on specific topics, address diverse strategies to create systemic solutions to poverty, inequity, conflict, environmental degradation and other critical problems.
Hasan Ali Hashwani, Sarah Hashwani, Peggy Dulany, Sadruddin Hashwani and Murtaza Hashwani at Synergos
Hashoo Foundation reprsentatives, Sadruddin Hashwani, Founder Hashoo Foundation; Sarah Hashwani, Chairperson Hashoo Foundation; Murtaza Hashwani, Hassan Ali Hashwani, Anil Hassan Aly, Director Hashoo Foundation; and Cristal Montañéz Baylor, Executive Director Hashoo Foundation; were among the guest.
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