Leicester Multicultural Association interviews Madat Ahamed, Aziz Moledina

Leicester Multicultural Association Presents Ugandan-Asian Exodus: Interviews Madat Ahamed, Aziz Moledina

The Leicester Multicultural Association presents: UGANDAN-ASIAN EXODUS Aziz Moledina discusses why he chose to live in Leicester, what the hardest thing was to leave behind in Uganda and his most shocking first impression of Leicester. Transcript: http://ugex.org/aziz-moledina/ Madat Ahamed describes family life in the village of Kumi, Uganda, his memories as a 10 year old…

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…

Hundreds enjoy food, fun, games and dandiya raas at Ottawa Ismaili Picnic - Story and Photographs Sultan Jessa

Hundreds enjoy food, fun, games and dandiya raas at Ottawa Ismaili Picnic

EDWARDS: Ontario – More than 800 Ismailis from Ottawa, Kingston, Montreal and other areas attended Ottawa’s annual Jamati picnic at Stanley’s Olde Maple Lane farm here on Sunday. The crowds, made up of young and old, joined in communal feasting, fun, games, and traditional dandiya raas. Bashir Surani, president of the Aga Khan District Council…

Ismaili Youth Soccer Camp

Ismaili Youth Soccer Camp

The Ismaili Youth Soccer Camp (IYSC) represents a dream come true for its founder, Amyn Bhulji. In early 2002, a meeting of the minds was held between Amyn and co-director Abeed Hirji; it was at this point where IYSC’s vision was realized. IYSC began as a non-profit, grassroots camp in July 2002 and is celebrating…

Manaaim Somani’s learning journey towards holistic development

Manaaim Somani’s learning journey towards holistic development

Manaaim Somani continues his learning journey towards holistic development and well-rounded education in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. He performed exceptionally well during 2013-14 academic year and successfully completed 5 years old program at QSI International School of Bishkek. He has been ranked at 90 and 95 percentile in Mathematics and Reading in the Measures of Academic Progress…

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What Canada’s top bosses earned in 2013

New data released by the consulting firm Global Governance Advisors, and published by The Globe and Mail, has found that compensation packages paid to CEOs are once again trending rapidly upwards, following a setback in 2008/09. [...] Meanwhile, Nadir Mohamed of Rogers Communications Inc. brought in a total of $26.8 million. CEO Salaries: What Canada’s…

Mansoor Ladha: Nenshi Canada's second most important person

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is one of 25 around the world up for award: Vote now – Every vote counts

Canada’s only candidate, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has been short-listed for global recognition by the City Mayors Foundation. Mayor Naheed Nenshi, Calgary, Canada Support the candidacy of Mayor Nenshi by emailing us your reasons why he should win the 2014 World Mayor Prize. (Please insert ‘Calgery Nenshi’ in the subject line and provide your name…

Sayani family: Vancouver-based Executive Hotels announces donation to BC Womens Hospital

Sayani family: Vancouver-based Executive Hotels announces donation to BC Womens Hospital

Vancouver-Based Executive Hotels & Resorts Announces Donation to BC Women’s Hospital VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – May 6, 2014) – Executive Hotels & Resorts is supporting the BC Women’s Hospital NICU campaign by donating $200,000 to the BC Women’s Hospital. The Sayani family, which started the hotel chain now comprised of 15 properties across North America,…