Alif Institute - Atlanta Georgia

Eighth Annual Gala - Saturday, October 21, 2017

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Alif Institute's Eighth ANNUAL GALA

On SATURDAY, October 21, 2017 at 6:00 PM

At The Ballroom At Carlos Center

2500 Clairmont Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30329

Honoring President Jimmy Carter

Featuring Dr. Anan Ameri, Arab-American National Museum founder

Presenting Arab-American High Achievers



Dear Alif Community,

You are invited to join Alif Institute’s Eighth Annual Fundraising Gala. This event will bring together prominent members of our community, as well as our sponsors, supporters, and friends. The event will feature an awards ceremony honoring our highest achievers, an auction, and a special entertainment program for a fun and memorable evening for everyone!

All proceeds from this benefit will go towards supporting projects and activities of Alif Institute, dedicated to fostering an understanding and appreciation of Arab culture.

We invite you to attend the event, invite your friends to join, become a Gala Sponsor, and to make a donation to the event’s auction! By supporting Alif Institute, you are living our motto: Keep Arab Culture Alive!

Please stay tuned for more details as information about the event becomes available.


The Alif Annual Gala Committee

Keynote Speaker: 
Dr. Anan Ameri, Founder of the Arab American National Museum

ananameri02 DMC 4729This truly inspirational leader founded the Arab American National Museum in Detroit, Michgan and has a new book, The Scent of Jasmine. Please stay tuned for more details!

 Announcing Nominations for the
2017 Arab-American High Achiever (AAHA) Awards

For the eighth year, based on nominations from the community, Alif Institute is honoring high achieving individuals and institutions from the Arab-American and the broader communities whose work has contributed greatly to Arab-American advancement. These awards serve as an important inspiration because they focus our attention on some of the good work being done to create a better world for everyone.

Please use our online form to submit your nominations by Thursday, August 31.
Please CLICK HERE to open the nomination form.

Nominate a representative of the Arab-American Community who inspires you! For some inspiration, pelase see below for last year's recipients:

2016 AAHA Award Recipients:

High Achieving Arab-American Individual:

Dr. H. Jean Khoury, MD, FACP
, for his outstanding contributions in the field of cancer research and treatment.

Individual Contributing to the Advancement of the Arab-American Community:

Mayor Edward "Ted" Terry, for his tireless work to create a welcoming and diverse community for all.

Institution Contributing to the Advancement of the
Arab-American Community

U-Beyond, for its efforts to improve the lives of young people through mentorship.

Dr. H. Jean Khoury

Mayor Edward "Ted" Terry




 Check below some magical moments from our 2015 Annual Gala,
or click here to see some wonderful pictures provided by Mrs. Areej Ekbarieh Taha. 


Dabkeh at Gala 2015                      P.Abboud at Gala


 We look forward to seeing you all again this year and to create another memorable event!

Contact us

  • Telephone: 770-936-8770 
  • 3288 Marjan Drive, Atlanta, GA 30340

  • Operating Hours
    Tue: 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM* (when Arabic Classes in session)
    Tue - Fri: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    Sat: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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