“Let us work together to replace despair with HOPE, fear with human SECURITY and humiliation with DIGNITY”

HCEF Corporate Social Responsibility 2014 Award Recipient

Mr. Hashim Hani Shawa

President & Chairman of the Board

Bank of Palestine

Mr. Shawa is a successful businessman, who left a promising career in the Diaspora in order to return home to Palestine and take leadership of his family business. In spite of the many challenging and difficult conditions in which Palestine finds herself, Mr. Shawa always clearly understood that bringing business there is good, challenges are an invitation to innovate and strive harder and ultimately, that great success is still possible in Palestine.

Under his leadership, the Bank of Palestine has worked towards the economic viability of Palestine as a sovereign state. Beyond this economic impact, Mr. Shawa has never forgotten his responsibility towards his people, and has been instrumental in ensuring that the bank dedicates more than $1.7 million annually towards the betterment of society through innovative projects in humanitarian aid & rehabilitation, youth development, education, sports, healthcare, arts, culture and tourism. Notably, he is a founding member of the Advisory Board of HCEF’s Know Thy Heritage Leadership Program for Palestinian Diaspora youth. The Bank of Palestine has been a generous sponsor of this program since its inception, as well as HCEF’s Annual International Conferences for the past 4 years. The trust which Mr. Shawa has placed in HCEF and our board is an honor and an example to many others. 

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