Mirza Dinnayi Receives Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity

The 2019 Aurora Prize has been awarded to Yazidi activist Mirza Dinnayi, director and co-founder of Luftbrücke Irak (Air Bridge Iraq). The fourth annual accolade recognizes individuals who have shown outstanding dedication to humanitarian causes. The prize came with a $1,000,000 grant, which Dinnayi has elected to donate. The funds will be distributed to three […]


Giving, for Your Health

We already know that helping others feels good, but new research provides evidence that philanthropy also provides very real health benefits. In Leslie Goldman’s “4 Amazing Health Benefits of Helping Others,” she details the physical advantages associated with humanitarian work. Here are four more fantastic reasons to help others: You’ll Lengthen Your Lifespan. “A 2013 […]


Angelina Jolie: American Actress, Director, and Humanitarian

Angelina Jolie is a name familiar to most people in the United States. An award-winning actress, director, screenwriter, and author, Jolie has been in the public limelight after her first Hollywood film, Hackers, was released in 1995. Her subsequent roles in George Wallace and Gia won her serious recognition in the acting world. Known for […]

Organizations Profiles

Audrey Hepburn and UNICEF

Audrey Hepburn is one of the most adored Hollywood icons of all time. While many know her for roles in dozens of beloved American films, Hepburn was as much of a passionate humanitarian as an actress throughout her adult life. Hepburn has said, “I feel so strongly that’s where it all starts, with kindness. What […]