The Road to Toronto (Societal): The vision and rationale behind the Aga Khan's passion for parks and gardens

The Road to Toronto (Societal): The vision and rationale behind the Aga Khan’s passion for parks and gardens

Next month the Ismaili Centre, Toronto, the Aga Khan Museum and their Park are expected to be officially opened. In anticipation of this landmark event, NanoWisdoms is pleased to present The Road to Toronto series in which, each week, we’ll focus on a different aspect of this multi-faceted institution. This week’s installment is on the…

Aleema Jamal: Leading Change - Laurier Project

Aleema Jamal: Leading Change – Laurier Project

Aleema completed her B.A. in International Relations and M.Sc. in Management Science & Engineering, from Stanford University. In her current role, Aleema is tasked with building the Laurier Project’s strategic direction and capabilities in support of its vision: to develop a project that will have long-term, transformational impact on the nation. The Laurier Project’s board…

The Agenda with Steve Paikin: Tasneem Jamal: Uganda's Asian Exiles

The Agenda with Steve Paikin: Tasneem Jamal: Uganda’s Asian Exiles

In 1972, Dictator Idi Amin expelled tens of thousands of South Asians from Uganda, many of whom had lived in the country for generations. Author Tasneem Jamal’s family was among those expelled. Her family fled to Canada along with thousands of others, an experience she chronicles in her novel “Where the Air is Sweet.” This…

Rumi Chunara: Innovators Under 35 | MIT Technology Review

Rumi Chunara: Innovators Under 35 | MIT Technology Review

Problem: Our systems for detecting outbreaks of disease are unreliable. Typically, word of outbreaks bubbles up as patients see health professionals, who report cases to authorities. Those authorities often can’t piece the reports together in time to prevent significant numbers of other people from getting sick. Solution: Rumi Chunara, a researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital…

CBC Exclusive - Inside the Aga Khan Museum

CBC Exclusive Video: Inside the Aga Khan Museum

An inside peek of the new Aga Khan Museum Click the image to view the video Earlier and Everything related to the Aga Khan Museum on Ismailimail Accelerate your Awareness – Explore, Discover and Learn more on the Toronto Trio: Ismaili Centres Series (Perspectives on matters of Soul and Spirit): Constellations | Ismaili Centres: Architecture, Design and a Video Montage…

Constellations: Aga Khan Museum - Building a Knowledge Epicenter: His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan on the choice of Toronto

Constellations | Aga Khan Museum – Building a Knowledge Epicenter: His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan on the choice of Toronto

[@8:28] I shall finish by saying a few words specifically about our museum in Toronto. As you will have gathered, I am firmly convinced that better knowledge of the Muslim world can overcome distrust and therefore that city has been a strategic choice. While some North American museums have significant collections of Muslim art, there…

Constellations: Aga Khan Museum - Evoking Wisdom: Prince Amyn Aga Khan on Peace

Constellations | Aga Khan Museum – Evoking Wisdom: Prince Amyn Aga Khan on Peace

[@ 1:12] [Now] there is a particularly opportune time to be showing this sort of an exhibition, to be creating this sort of museum. I think a lot of prejudices and misconceptions hopefully will be laid to rest … through mutual understanding, we will achieve mutual respect; and through mutual respect, we will achieve peace. [@ 0:51] And I…

The Road to Toronto (Intellectual): The vision and rationale behind the Aga Khan Museum

The Road to Toronto (Intellectual): The vision and rationale behind the Aga Khan Museum

Next month the Ismaili Centre, Toronto, the Aga Khan Museum and their Park are expected to be officially opened. In anticipation of this landmark event, NanoWisdoms is pleased to present The Road to Toronto in which, each week, we’ll focus on a different aspect of this multi-faceted institution. This week’s instalment is on the intellectual…