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Recap of the 2017 Hilton Humanitarian Symposium and Prize Ceremony

October 26, 2017

On October 11, nearly 300 individuals came to The Beverly Hilton to attend the 2017 Hilton Humanitarian Symposium and Prize Ceremony, honoring the 2017 Hilton Humanitarian Prize recipient, icddr,b.

The 2017 Hilton Humanitarian Prize was presented to icddr,b on Wednesday, October 11 at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. Pictured: Hilton Foundation Chairman of the Board Steven M. Hilton, Hilton Foundation President and CEO Peter Laugharn, icddr,b Executive Director Professor John Clemens, MD, and UN High-Level Commissioner and SDG Global Advocate Dr. Alaa Murabit.

This year’s symposium was guided by the theme The Future of Humanitarian Action: Bridging Our Divides. This topic was addressed by a diverse line-up of speakers including: Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario; Founder of The Chopra Foundation and Co-founder of Jiyo and the Chopra Center Deepak Chopra, MD; Devex President and Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar; News Deeply CEO an Executive Editor Lara Setrakian; Search for Common Ground President and CEO Shamil Idriss; and many more.

The 2017 Hilton Humanitarian Symposium and Prize Ceremony

October 11, 2017

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