Tag Archives: Albert Schweitzer

2017 NYC Albert Schweitzer Awards Honoree- His Excellency, Ambassador T. Hamid al-Bayati

The Albert Schweitzer Leadership Award is presented to individuals who have distinguished themselves through their service to mankind and have contributed significantly through their leadership to the education and motivation of youth. Ambassador T. Hamid al-Bayati Professor at Fordham University Former Permanent Representative  of Iraq to the UN “Youth education is the only way to have better leaders for a […]

HOBY will honor Honorable Joseph R. “Beau” Biden

THE HONORABLE JOSEPH R. “BEAU” BIDEN TO BE AWARDED HIGHEST HONOR BY Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership. The Albert Schweitzer Leadership Award, the highest honor given by Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY), will be posthumously presented to the Honorable Joseph R. “Beau” Biden, the former Attorney General of Delaware, at the organization’s Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards […]

Alumnae Spotlights: Meet Petra and Rose!

Meet Petra Chiabi and Rose Parisi, two outstanding HOBY alumnae! Petra Chiabi Warwick Valley High School Chester, NY HOBY 2014 New York East Leadership Seminar Teens for Jeans Drive Leader “After HOBY, I was so full of excitement and energy that in a way I felt obligated to take what I learned and make an […]

HOBY College Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our three outstanding HOBY College Scholarship Winners: Allie Thiesse, Umar Momen, and Kylie Kuhns! Allie Thiesse attended the HOBY South Dakota Leadership Seminar in 2013. She founded Walter’s Warriors to raise awareness and money for a best friend who is undergoing chemotherapy. To date, Allie has raised over $7,000 dollars! “Inspired by the courage […]

Peace First Prize

Do you or does someone you know embody compassion, courage, and the power to collaborate change? We think you do! Peace First recently launched the third annual Peace First Prize to celebrate young people leading change in their schools and communities. It is open to young people between the ages of 8 – 22 and will […]

Save the Date: ASLA NYC

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others.  It is the only thing.” -Albert Schweitzer Each year,  HOBY friends and supporters ascend upon the Big Apple to honor influential philanthropists and outstanding young leaders at the Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards Dinner. This year is no different! On Monday, May 4th 2015, HOBY will recognize the amazing achievements […]

Megan Alexander to Emcee NY HOBY GALA

“INSIDE EDITION” Correspondent and HOBY Alumna, Megan Alexander (Washington, ’97) will be the Master of Ceremonies for the Annual Albert Schweitzer Leadership Awards Dinner on May 5th, 2014 at The Plaza in New York City. Megan is one of the youngest rising stars in the television news industry. At a young age she is already on […]

HOBY History

In the summer of 1958, actor Hugh O’Brian received the invitation that would change his life O’Brian, then 33, was in Winnipeg, Manitoba, parlaying his fame as television’s legendary Wyatt Earp into extra income by guest-starring in a rodeo. Then the cable arrived from French Equatorial Africa: renowned humanitarian and 1952 Nobel Peace Prize winner […]