Fuad El-Hibri has a long history of associations with several well-known business enterprises around the world. Currently the executive chairman of the board of directors at Emergent BioSolutions, Fuad El-Hibri also maintains a passion for philanthropy. One of his community service endeavors includes involvement in the El-Hibri Foundation as the chairman of its board of trustees.
The El-Hibri Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC. Founded in 2001, the organization is a tribute to Ibrahim El-Hibri, a devoted Muslim, humanitarian, and promoter of interfaith understanding. The principal mission of the foundation is to foster peace and respect among diverse communities with the vision of building an inclusive American society where everyone can achieve their dreams.
Additionally, the foundation offers a peace awards program that honors community leaders dedicated to strengthening the bond between people from different origins and faiths. Every year, it announces three categories of peace awards – the El-Hibri Peace Education Prize, worth $30,000; the Fearless Ally Award, worth $5,000; and the Community Builder Award, also worth $5,000. Some past award recipients include Dr. Betty A. Reardon, Pietro Ameglio, and Raj Mohammad Dalili.