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Safiyya Sarkin Received the HAITIAN HERITAGE AWARDS
at Paradise Caterers in New York on May 24, 2015
Photographed by celebrity photographer Ronnie Wright and Nate Adams for Haiti Exchange.
Smith Georges, the President of the Haitian Heritage Awards, commissioned Haitian artists in Haiti to make the awards.
Safiyya Sarkin, the Excutive Director of Women Beyond Survival, accepting the Award from Smith Georges, the President of the Haitian Heritage Awards
Safiyya Sarkin, accompanied by friends, receiving the Haitian Heritage Awards at Paradise Caterers on Sunday, May 24, 2015
Click on tthe Youtube video above to watch Safiyya Sarkin receiving the Haitian Heritage Award in New Yorek on May 24, 2015. The award was handed to her by Smith Georges. the president of the Haitian Heritage Awards.
Haitian Heritage Awards 2015 Honorees
Safiyya and friends at the Haitian Heritage Awards on May 24, 2015
Safiyya with friends and celebrity photographer Ronnie Wright
Wonen Beyond Survival (WBS) was one ofthe sponsors of the event.
Safiyya would like to thank Rita Cordova and Samantha Inesta of "Beasister2asister" for their support, and Ronnie Wright for his photographic expertise. I also want to thank Smith Georges for honoring me with the award.
Safiyya Sarkin, President and Founder of Women Beyond Survival, spoke to 5th and 6th graders on gender equality, a human right from an Islamic perspective and the impact it has in these children.