Interview with Sehreen Noor Ali - Chairperson of the Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board for Northeast U.S.

Interview with Sehreen Noor Ali – Chairperson of the Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board for Northeast U.S.

Organization: Noodle Education; EdTech Women Position: Director of Business Development; Founder Country of Residence: USA Country of Origin: USA Sehreen Noor Ali is a community builder and business development strategist who strengthens collaboration between the public and private sectors. She launched her career at the U.S. Department of State where she served on the core…

Muslim-Christian Dialogue on Jesus featuring Sunni, Ismaili, Catholic and Protestant Interpretations

Muslim-Christian Dialogue on Jesus featuring Sunni, Ismaili, Catholic and Protestant Interpretations

On Thursday, March 15, 2012, the University of Toronto and St. Michael’s College hosted “The Christology Symposium” – an academic forum featuring presentations on Jesus from Catholic, Protestant, Sunni Muslim and Ismā‘īlī Muslim perspectives followed by a panel discussion. The presentations consisted of the following: 1. “Roman Catholic Christology” (at 5:50) – Greg Rupik (PhD…

Christian Paradis

Minister Paradis on Canada’s Commitment to Protect & Promote an Enabling Environment for Civil Society – Quotes His Highness the Aga Khan

April 17, 2014 – The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement: “Canada recognizes and supports the vital role that civil society plays in reaching development objectives. Civil society engages citizens in their countries’ decision-making processes that affect them. Empowered by the fundamental rights of freedom of…

Aga Khan Health Service Tanzania to mark Golden Jubilee - 30 New Outreach Centres - Steps Up Fight Against Cancer, Heart Diseases

Aga Khan Health Service Tanzania to mark Golden Jubilee – 30 New Outreach Centres – Steps Up Fight Against Cancer, Heart Diseases

In a bid to support government efforts in improving health and sending services close to wananchi, the Aga Khan Health Service Tanzania (AKHST) plans to open over 30 outreach centres and as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, the hospital will set up free camps for cancer screening, diabetes, blood pressure and kidney ailments. The…

Lisbon Ismaili Centre Portugal

Architect Raj Rewal: Lisbon Ismaili Centre Portugal

The design of Raj Rewal draws inspiration from Islamic philosophy and vocabulary of design assimilates Iberian Peninsula’s architectural traditions and is innovative in terms of contemporary construction technology. It is influenced by morphology of traditional spatial arrangements of courtyards (Allahmbra, Fatehpur Sikri) concept of the paradise garden and Islamic patterns.

Raj Rewal: Of architecture and aroma

Raj Rewal: Of architecture and aroma

As the National Gallery of Modern Art hosts an exhibition of Raj Rewal’s works, the legendary architect talks about smart cities and similarities between Indian food and architecture He is as imposing as his structures and as modest as the values they emanate. Like sandstone, the construction material he is fond of, he has weathered…

Rahman Jamal: Surfing to success in the weird city

Rahman Jamal: Surfing to success in the weird city

National Instruments prides itself on being a bit different, fostering its own ethos that even includes having a 100-year business plan Excerpt: “We often sit one step behind the applications, but making them possible,” says Rahman Jamal, technical and marketing director Europe, another long-serving executive who has two decades’ experience with the company. “Some of…

The Qur’anic Studies Unit of Institute of Ismaili Studies Organises Lecture on Islam in Late Antiquity

The Qur’anic Studies Unit of Institute of Ismaili Studies Organises Lecture on Islam in Late Antiquity

The Qur’anic Studies Unit at the IIS inaugurated its Book Review Lecture Series with a lecture by Professor Aziz al-Azmeh on 3 February 2014. The lecture was based on Professor Al-Azmeh’s latest book, The Emergence of Islam in Late Antiquity: Allah and His People (Cambridge, 2014). He presented the book as an answer to the…

Football Academy President Altaf Hirani's Street Child Team Tanzania wins global title

Football Academy President Altaf Hirani’s Street Child Team Tanzania wins global title

All related Altaf Hirani. Street children win global title After narrowly losing the title during the 2010 event staged in South Africa, the Mwanza-based Tanzania street children this time made no mistake to cruise into the podium, winning the 2014 World Cup edition with scintillating 3-1 comprehensive rout over neighbours Burundi in Rio de Janeiro…

Role Canada should play in Afghanistan: Canadian Association of Journalists partnering with Aga Khan Foundation Canada

Role Canada should play in Afghanistan: Canadian Association of Journalists partnering with Aga Khan Foundation Canada

The Canadian Association of Journalists is pleased to partner with Aga Khan Foundation Canada to present CBC journalist Mellissa Fung as a keynote speaker at #CAJ14, which runs May 9-10 at the Holiday Inn and Suites Downtown Vancouver. Fung will discuss what role Canada should play in Afghanistan as the fledgling nation develops its own…