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Sports Diplomacy: North American Ismaili Games 2014: Jamats strengthening bonds of friendship through competition and seva

This Labor Day weekend, Chicago will play host to hundreds of athletes from across Canada and USA, cheered on by their families and friends as they compete in the very first North American Ismaili Games (NAIG). The much-anticipated tournament is a platform to showcase our communities’ talented men and women, competiting in dance and over a dozen sports. The festivities are…

UNESCO Collection Reissued - Featuring The Symphony of Nature and Mongolia

Smithsonian: UNESCO Collection Reissued – Featuring The Symphony of Nature and Mongolia

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, the nonprofit record label of the national museum of the U.S., has recently re-released the albums Symphony of Nature: Music on the Themes of Water, Fire, Air and Earth and Mongolia: Traditional Music as part of the extensive and influential UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music. 1. Symphony of Nature – Various Artists…

Stop relying on experts for innovation - Harvard Professor Karim Lakhani

Stop relying on experts for innovation – Harvard Professor Karim Lakhani

This article is by Saj-Nicole Joni, chief executive of Cambridge International Group. The Right Fight, by Saj-Nicole Joni and Damon Beyer, is available in book, ebook and audio formats. Karim Lakhani. In the face of looming challenges like deficits, economic stagnation, environmental collapse, and soaring health care costs, most people believe that the world needs…

Khatoon's Kitchen

Khatoon’s Kitchen

Khatoon Gulamani is 81 years old Ismaili lady originally from Dar es salaam, Tanzania, East Africa. Born to Indian parents, she has been married and lives with her husband and family in the United States, for the last 15 years. Before moving to the United States, they lived in Toronto, Canada. They have three sons…

Joshua Muskin: The Girls' Education Policy Issue Has Not Been Solved | Brookings Institution

Joshua Muskin: The Girls’ Education Policy Issue Has Not Been Solved | Brookings Institution

Following Russell’s remarks, the event continued with two panels. The first panel addressed new approaches to improving access and education for girls and was moderated by Joshua Muskin, senior education program officer of the Aga Khan Foundation. via The Girls’ Education Policy Issue Has Not Been Solved | Brookings Institution. Joshua Muskin is Senior Education Program…

Aga Khan Foundation USA CEO Dr. Mirza Jahani meets Pope Francis

Aga Khan Foundation USA CEO Dr. Mirza Jahani meets Pope Francis

AKDN Shares Experience at Vatican Conference on Impact Investing | PartnershipsInAction June 18, 2014 – Invited by Catholic Relief Services and the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, together with the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace PCJP, the Aga Khan Development Network AKDN took part in a two-day symposium on…

Houston's Shia Ismaili Women: Education and Ethics; Women & Religion

Houston’s Shia Ismaili Women: Education and Ethics; Women & Religion

2009 Video of a panel interview consisting of three women of the Ismaili Muslim faith (Shaida Adatie, Fatima Mawji, and Rishma Visram Mohamed) and one moderator (B. Jill Carroll). The panelists take questions from the moderator, including questions about the current Muslim leader, tradition and roles of women in Islam, Muslim groups that oppose education…

Merchant of Nostalgia: Milgard professor Dr. Altaf Merchant honored for advertising research

Merchant of Nostalgia: Milgard professor Dr. Altaf Merchant honored for advertising research

Dr. Altaf Merchant is an Ismaili from Seattle (originally from Yuvan Jamatkhana, Mumbai). He is a professor of marketing at the University of Washington, Tacoma. His research has received the Great Mind Award from the Advertising Research Foundation. University of Washington Tacoma/John Burkhardt: Pepsi sells soda with Bob Dylan tunes. Disney urges you to “remember…

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13 Service Opportunities For The Altruistic And Spiritual College Graduate

Ismaili Global Encounters Although they don’t run a specific service corps program for adults, the Ismaili community is known for its commitment to community service and volunteering. Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa runs an international service program for high schoolers called Global Encounters. Students spend several weeks at the academy receiving training in leadership and…