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SCHOLARSHIPS

NEWH Interior Design $10,000 scholarship sponsored by P Kaufmann/Contract
Khalid El Waleed
Parsons School of Design | The New School,
Interior Design
The scholarship, sponsored by P/Kaufmann Contract, is open to interior design students focusing
on hospitality at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Pace University, Parsons School of Design |
The New School, Paul Smith's College, New York School of Interior Design, or Pratt Institute.
What does being awarded this NEWH scholarship mean to you?
Winning the NEWH scholarship has truly helped me during one of the hardest times in my life,
helping me stay on my academic track. This hardship has introduced me to NEWH, an organization
that focuses on the two things that I am truly passionate about: interior design and hospitality.
Dream job?
My dream would be to own and manage a firm that would design and manage hotels in East and
West Africa. Because the region is starting with a plain canvas in terms of a hospitality industry,
I believe it would be a great opportunity to use that the Western world as an example of what to repeat and what to reconfigure.
What drives your passion to be involved in the hospitality industry?
My family. While growing up in Khartoum, Sudan I was taught how to host guests before I was taught how to write. Hospitality is ingrained
in the DNA of Sudanese culture-the house is designed to host guests at any time. The notion of a relative or a friend staying in a hotel
when visiting is seen as rude and disrespectful. I am driven to take such a challenge to see how each culture translates the experience
of hospitality; the idea that one model that exists in the hospitality industry right now for all cultures is unserviceable for the client and
service provider.

NEWH Women Leaders $5,000 scholarship, sponsored by Boutique Design
Garima
Mount Saint Vincent University, Hospitality and Tourism
The annual scholarship, usually awarded during the Boutique
Design Power Players: Women Leaders in Hospitality Breakfast
and Panel at BDNY in New York, will be presented this year
during the BDNY Virtual Conference.
What does being awarded this NEWH scholarship mean to you?
Before I got this scholarship, I didn't have enough funds to stay in the university. I'm usually
sponsored by my bank and my mother. Due to COVID-19, my mother is not earning anything,
and I have already extinguished my bank resources. Getting this scholarship made it possible
for me to continue my studies.
What are you most looking forward to?
I look forward to having my own business one day. I am interested in developing agri-tourism in
the Atlantic part of Canada.
What drives your passion to be involved in the hospitality industry?
People and traveling are the two things that always drive me towards the hospitality industry. Talking to and meeting new people sets
my heart on fire and traveling helps me in finding a part of myself.

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NEWH - Winter 2020
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PRESIDENT’S LETTER
NEWS
GUEST PERSPECTIVE
GUEST PERSPECTIVE
WHO’S WHO
CONFERENCE ROUNDUP
HAVE YOU SEEN?
SCHOLARSHIPS
SCHOLARSHIP HEROES
INTERVIEW
SUSTAINABILITY
Q&A: EDGAR GUTIERREZ
Q&A: BRITTANY SPINNER
Q&A: VANESSA VAUGHAN
ON THE COVER
PROJECT: WHITE ELEPHANT PALM BEACH
PROJECT: TERRAMOR OUTDOOR RESORT
PROJECT: citizenM SEATTLE
PROJECT: MELT BY MELISSA
PROJECT: LEFAY RESORT
CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS
SAVE THE DATE
NEW MEMBERS
PARTNER PROFILES
AD INDEX
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NEWH - Winter 2020 - PROJECT: WHITE ELEPHANT PALM BEACH
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NEWH - Winter 2020 - PROJECT: TERRAMOR OUTDOOR RESORT
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