CBC Radio Interviews Khalil Andani (Harvard) about the Aga Khan Museum

CBC Radio Interviews Khalil Andani (Harvard) about the Aga Khan Museum

Khalil Andani (Doctoral Candidate in Islamic Studies – Harvard University) was interviewed on CBC Radio’s Here and Now Toronto. In this 5 minute interview, Khalil explained the importance of the Aga Khan, the importance of the Aga Khan Museum and the sentiments of the Toronto Ismaili community on the occasion of the Opening Ceremonies. Click…

Nafisa Merali honoured with Canadian Pharmacists Association's Care Achievement Award for Health Promotion

Nafisa Merali honoured with Canadian Pharmacists Association’s Care Achievement Award for Health Promotion

Nafisa Merali was honoured with the CPhA Patient Care Achievement Award for Health Promotion at the Canadian Pharmacists Association’s (CPhA) Awards Ceremony in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, recently. Sponsored by Teva Canada Limited, the CPhA Patient Care Achievement Award for Health Promotion recognizes a pharmacist who has demonstrated excellence in the ongoing education of patients on wellness,…

Samina and Mirza Ali Baig at jam packed Aga Khan University Hospital’s gymnasium

Samina and Mirza Ali Baig at jam packed Aga Khan University Hospital’s talk

Of women, mountains, equality and success – By Sumaira Jajja for Dawn.com KARACHI: A woman can do just about anything a man can, all she requires is ‘opportunity’, said 22-year-old Samina Baig, speaking at the jam packed Aga Khan University Hospital’s gymnasium, with her talk aptly titled ‘No Mountain Too High, Nor Too Easy’. Baig…

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…

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…

Farrukh Valliani, president Aga Khan Council for the Central United States, at Dallas Youth Summit and Diversity Dialogue

Farrukh Valliani, President Aga Khan Council for the Central United States, at Dallas Youth Summit and Diversity Dialogue

DALLAS—Recently, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted dozens of Dallas-area high school students for the 8th annual Youth Summit and Diversity Dialogue held at the Southern Methodist University’s Owens Art Center. [...] Farrukh Valliani, president of the Aga Khan Council for the Central United States, addressed the students, highlighting that cultural diversity was crucial in today’s…

Tabreek Somani with her homeroom teacher and 12 years old class on the occasion of Spirit Day - From Karachi to Bishkek to Mombasa: Tabreek Somani’s Educational Journey in Diverse Cultural Settings

From Karachi to Bishkek to Mombasa: Tabreek Somani’s Educational Journey in Diverse Cultural Settings

Tabreek started her education from the Foundation Public School in Karachi, which followed the British education system (Cambridge curriculum) after completing one year of early years learning at Head Start, Karachi. Her family moved to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan in 2010 and she enrolled at the QSI International School of Bishkek (QSIB), which follows the American curriculum…