HRH Princess Ghida Talal Receives Georgetown University’s Award

HRH Princess Ghida Talal Receives Georgetown University’s Award

02/08/2020

Washington DC, February 7,2020  Georgetown University honored HRH Princess Ghida Talal with the "1820 Graduate Award" in recognition of her outstanding humanitarian leadership and service to the University. The 1820 Graduate Award is named for the year that Georgetown’s Graduate School was founded, and recognizes leading graduate alumni who embody the ideals of the Georgetown alumni community.

During the award ceremony, Princess Ghida was honored for her efforts in the fight against cancer and her support of cancer patients across the Arab world. Also highlighted was Princess Ghida’s participation in international fora to share the success story of the King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC), which she founded in Jordan to provide comprehensive care to cancer patients in the region.

The ceremony was held in Washington, D.C., and was attended by HRH Prince Talal Bin Muhammad, HRH Prince Hussein Bin Talal, HRH Princess Rajaa Bint Talal, HRH Prince Muhammad Bin Talal, HRH Princess Firyal, and H.E. Mrs. Dina Kawar, Jordanian Ambassador to the U.S.

Princess Ghida graduated with honors from the Faculty of International Relations at Georgetown University, where she obtained both her bachelor’s and master's degrees.