Thomas E. Franklin, May 12, 2016 - On May 12, 2016, photographer Thomas E. Franklin accepted the Lohez 9/11 Foundation’s Distinguished American Spirit Award during the annual Lohez Awards festivities at the French Consulate General in New York City. These are Mr. Franklin’s full remarks.
Camille Andrieu Awarded the 2016 Claude Erignac Prize - Camille Andrieu, a 2014 Jerome Lohez 9/11 Foundation Scholar, has received the 2016 Claude Erignac Prize for her project, SoMaire. Camille was presented with the award, which carries a value of up to 8,000 euros, by Gérard Larcher, the president
Roxane Cassehgari: An Aryeh Neier Fellow Focused on International Human Rights - Roxane Cassehgari, a 2012 Lohez 9/11 Foundation Scholar, has been named an Aryeh Neier Fellow at the Open Society Justice Initiative, a program of the Open Society Foundations. This distinguished two-year fellowship provides practical work experience to expand the capacity of young lawyers and advocates working internationally on human rights issues.
Hélène Franchineau: International Multimedia Journalist without Borders - A 2010 recipient of the Lohez 9/11 Foundation Scholarship, Hélène Franchineau is currently living an extraordinary life as a French journalist working in China. As part of her journey from Paris to Beijing, Hélène started learning Chinese at 15 years old, and after traveling to China alone at the age of 16, she knew that she wanted to work and live there one day.
Article, “Fostering Curiosity,” Lohez Scholars in China, Global Times, 24 November 2015 - Read about the Jérôme Lohez 9/11 Scholarship Foundation and its accomplished scholars published in the Global Times.