NEVER AGAIN - A Global Voice for Humanity -
Avi Abraham Benlolo is widely recognized as the nation's leading expert in Holocaust studies, human rights and advocacy against Antisemitism and discrimination.
For his effort, he received a Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) from University of Haifa for his "outstanding accomplishments in support of Holocaust education and combating antisemitism"; "In recognition of contributions to Equity and Diversity" he received The Order of Vaughan; By command of Her Majesty The Queen, he received the Diamond Jubilee Medal "in recognition of his contributions to Canada"; and for his tolerance training programs he was given the Canadian Race Relations Award.
He serves on the City of Vaughan's Diversity Task Force and recently appointed to The Imam Global Council's Interfaith network.
His incredible 28 year career circumnavigating the globe and as founding President and CEO of a charity was a dry run for the excitement that comes next in building a global institution. Mr. Benlolo is setting his sight on the next level: He is taking his vision, his passion and his experience to create a Canadian inspired foundation that advances humanity on a global level.
He is the visionary and creator of numerous nationally recognized award winning programs that have educated over 500,000 students and professionals. His philanthropic activity has raised over $150 million to champion humanity. He has organized the most successful fundraising events and galas in Toronto. A prolific writer and researcher in Holocaust, genocide and human rights studies, Mr. Benlolo has published hundreds of articles, chapters, produced short documentaries and is now writing his own global policy framework.
In his next chapter, he is focused on surrounding himself with people who are educated, passionate, kind and compassionate.
He has worked with and hosted nearly every former head of state in our time including Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Tony Blair, Shimon Peres, Stephen Harper, Brian Mulroney, David Cameron, Mikhail Gorbachev, Ehud Barak, John Howard and including Nikki Haley, Henry Kissinger, Elie Wiesel, Natan Sharansky and many others.
Mr. Benlolo is adept to diplomacy and working with politicians, ambassadors and dignitaries. He has Chaired 10 educational missions to Germany, Poland, Hungary, Austria, Ukraine and Israel to the death camps including Auschwitz.
Mr. Benlolo earned an Honours BA and M.A. and is partly through his Ph.D. with an academic focus in Holocaust and genocide studies. He is published widely, has a regular column in the National Post and is regularly sought after by national and international media for his views and opinion about Human Rights, the Middle East and Holocaust and Antisemitism.
Contact: Avi Benlolo at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 416-646-2196