2014 Solas Awards
The 2014 Solas Awards
Shining a light on visionary leaders
Photo credit to event photographer Dave Lakatos
Ajay Raju (Dilworth Paxson LLP) , Dr. Beatriz Mirabal Garces (Garces Foundation), Peter Gonzales (Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians)
The Solas Awards are an annual honor bestowed upon individuals in the Philadelphia region by the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians for contributions to improving the quality of life for immigrants to Pennsylvania. This year's Solas Awards were held on May 1, 2014 at the Westin Philadelphia.
Our sincere gratitude to all of those who attended. We hope to see you at some of our upcoming events!
MEET THE WINNERS OF OUR SOLAS AWARDS
These distinguished individuals were honored at our Solas event:
- The Realizing the American Dream Award was given to Ajay Raju, who was recently named the new CEO and Co-Chairman of Dilworth Paxson L.L.P. and is an ambassador for our region, who has enhanced the profile of immigrants as innovators and connectors to the global economy
- The Atlas Award for Creating Opportunity was given to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for its commitment to building a strong and diverse workplace by recruiting and retaining international talent and providing opportunities to hardworking individuals of all backgrounds, including immigrants
- The Dennis Clark Solas Award was given to Beatriz and Jose Garces for their commitment to improving healthcare, education and job training for immigrants
Thank you to our 2014 Solas Awards Sponsors