NINTH WORLD ZOROASTRIAN CONGRESS
WZC2009 – DUBAI
DECEMBER 28-JANUARY 1, 2010
HAVE YOU REGISTERED?
WE ARE FORTUNATE IN NORTH AMERICA TO HAVE DISTINGUISHED ZARATHUSHTIS WHO HAVE EXCELLED IN THEIR FIELDS OF
EXPERTISE AND IN COMMUNITY WORK
THIS IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO RECOGNIZE THEM, TO ACKNOWLEDGE THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO THE WORLD.
NOMINATE THEM FOR ANY OF THE FIVE AWARDS WHICH WILL BE
PRESENTED IN A DAZZLING CEREMONY DURING THE CONGRESS
Nominations to be sent to email@example.com on or before 31 March 2009. (DEADLINE TO BE EXTENDED till May 2009)
DOLLY DASTOOR AND SHERNAZ JOSHI
Representatives for the awards in North America
The World Zoroastrian Congress Awards for 2009 will be awarded to five recipients, which will be distributed at the Awards Ceremony during the Congress.
Category A – Outstanding Zarathushti Award :
To recognize a Zarathushti who has made outstanding and well-recognized contributions to further the cause of Zarathushtis regionally and internationally through outstanding leadership and service. Such contributions could include setting up of Community Organizations, promoting Zarathushti Philosophy, Culture and advancing social and humanitarian causes.
Category B – Excellence in Performing Arts, Painting or Literature Award :
To recognize a Zarathushti who has excelled in the field of performing arts (dance, music and drama) or painting or literature and whose achievements have been recognized by peers within the country of residence and internationally.
Category C – Community Service Award :
To recognize a Zarathushti who has identified a local community need or issue and has provided effective initiative to inspire and pioneer meaningful change. He/she is recognized as a source of strength and heart in her community, and harnesses the time, talent and capacity of others. Minimum service 5 years.
Category D – Technology & Engineering Award :
To recognize a Zarathushti who is dedicated to the advancement of Technological, engineering or industrial discovery or application. Whose efforts have forged new roles for people and created opportunities for future generations in such fields as Engineering, Natural Resources and Information Technology.
Category E – Excellence in Medicine Award :
To recognize a Zarathushti who is dedicated to the advancement of Medicine. Whose efforts have forged new roles for people and created opportunities for future generations in the field of Medicine.