The Board of Directors of the High Atlas Foundation and
Honorary Event Chair H.R.H. Princess Lalla Meryem
cordially invite you to its 5th Annual NYC Reception
Friday, Nov. 6th 2009
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Tickets $100, $75, $50
Moroccan hors d'oeuvres, mint tea, henna artists, and music to raise funds for fruit tree planting in rural Morocco. Guests are encouraged to attend in traditional dress.
Let Noureddine and the sound of the oud and violin transport you back to old Andalus & unwind to DJ Simo Moujami's Moroccan beats.
American Institute of Architects New York
536 LaGuardia Place, NYC
Purchase a $100 ticket and receive a handcrafted candle holder made of reclaimed Moroccan olive wood by our partner Green Sahara Furniture...take a sneak peak!
Honorary Event Chairs
H.R.H. Princess Lalla Meryem ● Aicha Afifi, Former Deputy Chief of Mission of the Moroccan Embassy, Washington DC ● Carol Bellamy, Former Director of Peace Corps ● John Entelis, PhD, Director of the Middle East Studies Program, Fordham University ● Madison Jones, Former Director of Peace Corps Morocco ● Ambassador Samuel L. Kaplan, US Ambassador to Morocco and Mrs. Sylvia C. Kaplan ● Mohamed Karmoune, Consul General for the Consulate of the Kingdom of Morocco in New York ● James Miller, PhD, President of the American Institute of Maghrib Studies ● Darcy Neill, Former Director of Peace Corps Morocco ● Jody Olsen, PhD, Former Deputy Director of Peace Corps ● Driss Ouaouicha, PhD, President of Al Akhawayn University ● Kevin Quigley, PhD, President of the National Peace Corps Association ● Tim Resch, President of Friends of Morocco ● Ambassador Frederick Vreeland, Former US Ambassador to Morocco
Board of Directors
Yossef Ben-Meir, PhD, President, Al Akhawayn University, RPCV Morocco 93-95 ● Suzanne Baazet, Co-Vice President, AmeriSource ● Larbi Didouqen, Co-Vice President, Former Director Toubkal National Park ● Kendra Simonton, Secretary, Project Impact ● Kate McLetchie, Country Director, RPCV Morocco 01-03 ● Leila Alaoui ● Barbara Balaj, PhD, Independent Consultant ● Talal Belhriti, Maghreb Center ● Charles Benjamin, PhD, RPCV Morocco 86-88 ● Dan Cahill, RPCV Morocco 68-70 ● Kimeo Carr, RPCV Morocco 01-03 ● Sir Charles Dahan, Independent Consultant ● Rabia El Alama, AmCham Morocco ● Michelle Ghiselli, RPCV Morocco 93-96 ● Nichole Christensen Hardeman, RPCV Morocco 03-05 ● Charlie Kellett, RPCV Morocco 94-96 ● Nora Larhouasli Marrakchi, UMS Group
H.E. André Azoulay, Advisor to H.M. the King of Morocco ● H.E. Aziz Mekouar, Moroccan Ambassador to the U.S. ● Ambassador Edward Gabriel, U.S. Amb. to Morocco 98-01 ● Ambassador Marc Ginsberg, U.S. Amb. To Morocco 94-98 ● Ambassador Margaret Tutwiler, U.S. Amb. to Morocco 01-03 ● Thomas Anderson, RPCV Morocco 91-95 ● Abdelghani Aouifia, Maghrib Arab Press ● Kamar Bencrimo, Translator & Interpreter ● Dr. Wahiba Benloughmari, Eli Lilly ● Scott Estergard, RPCV Morocco 91-93 ● Lahcen Haddad, PhD, Mohammed V University, Rabat ● Najib Mouhtadi, PhD, Hassan II University, Mohammedia ● Ellen Paquette, Peace Corps Morocco Director 93-97
The High Atlas Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by former Peace Corps Volunteers, works to establish development projects in Morocco that communities design and manage, and that are in partnership with government and non-government agencies.