HEART 9/11 attended the 2018 Aurora Prize weekend in Armenia where humanitarians, academics, philanthropists, human rights defenders, government officials, journalists and business leaders from around the world gather for the purpose of galvanizing action to address today’s most pressing humanitarian challenges and to celebrate the best of humanity. HEART 9/11 congratulates Kyaw Hla Aung – lawyer and activist recognized for his dedication to fighting for equality, education and human rights for the Rohingya people in Myanmar, in the face of persecution, harassment and oppression. Kyaw Hla Aung was presented the third annual $1.1 million 2018 Aurora Prize, granted by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative on behalf of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide and in gratitude to their saviors. Kyaw Hla Aung was selected as the 2018 Aurora Prize Laureate among 750 nominations submitted from 115 countries. Pictured left to right: Tal Goldhamer – Chief Learning Officer Ernst Young Americas, John Prendergast – Founding Director Enough Project, Bill Keegan – Founder/President HEART 9/11, Alice Greenwald – 9/11 Memorial Museum Director