Moiz Bhamani, CEO, Prime Real Estate Group, win’s Calgary’s most respected ‘Leader’s of Tomorrow Award’

Moiz Bhamani, CEO, Prime Real Estate Group, win’s Calgary’s most respected ‘Leader’s of Tomorrow Award’

“Calgary is a terrifically exciting business community,” says Moiz Bhamani, the respected and experienced CEO of Prime Real Estate Group, a Calgary based full-service commercial real estate development and investment firm. “Calgary is a young city, with lots of entrepreneurs, new business ventures and established businesses that are growing. And despite the oil and gas…

Hafeeza Murji: Ethnic and Pluralism Studies Students meet Canadian Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

Hafeeza Murji: Ethnic and Pluralism Studies Students meet Canadian Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

It was an honour and a privilege to attend the Canada Club Event featuring the Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, on Friday March 7, 2014. Invited as representatives of the University of Toronto’s prestigious Munk School of Global Affairs; nine of my colleagues (including myself), participated in the event and luncheon sponsored…

Ismaili Council for Chitral: Tradition of mass wedding making inroad in Chitral

Ismaili Council for Chitral: Tradition of mass wedding making inroad in Chitral

Report Waqar Ahmed CHITRAL, July 3: Marriages have become a costly affair for an ordinary family in Chitral as it involves exorbitant expenditure both on the part of bride and groom’s family. The recently organized mass wedding ceremony in Madaklasht village by the Shia Imami Ismaili Regional Council for lower Chitral in collaboration with the…

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…