Sarim Charania: Runners-up in 2nd South Asian Roll Ball Championship

Sarim Charania represented Pakistan for a Runners-up Trophy in South Asian Roll Ball Championship

A total of 7 teams participated in the 2nd South Asian Roll Ball Championship that included Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Maldives. Sarim Charania represented Pakistan with number 10 jersey in the team. Pakistan drew up in the Pool A of the tournament alongside Bangladesh and Bhutan. They played their first match…

Samia Jalal Merchant - Highly motivated first year undergraduate student from Emory University

Samia Jalal Merchant – Highly motivated first year undergraduate student from Emory University

Recognition for Samia Jalal Merchant from Dubai UAE for her Internship at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Samia completed her summer internship at PWC (Management Consulting – People & Change) with a Certificate of Appreciation and Letter of Recommendation. Samia completed her schooling with an IB Diploma from Dubai and currently studying in second year at Emory University. She…

Almas Jiwani to Deliver Keynote Address at The Arab Women in Leadership And Business Summit

Almas Jiwani to Deliver Keynote Address at The Arab Women in Leadership And Business Summit

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada,will be among many global figures to deliver the keynote address at the Arab Women In Leadership and Business Summit. “The Arab Women in Leadership and Business Summit, which brings together exceptional leaders from around the world, is a great endeavour to promote international cooperation on gender…

Dr. Farida Virani, guest speaker at Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Technology - Mumbai

Dr. Farida Virani, guest speaker at Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Technology – Mumbai

July 3rd 2014 VESIT, approved by AICTE and affiliated to Mumbai University is recognized as one of the premier Engineering Colleges in Mumbai. As an initiative to enable faculty keep abreast with the latest trends. Continuing with this trend, VESIT organized a 2 week ISTE approved STTP on SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytic, and Cloud). Dr.…

Aleem Gillani of SunTrust Banks has been selected by ExecRank as a Top Chief Financial Officer for 2014

Aleem Gillani of SunTrust Banks has been selected by ExecRank as a Top Chief Financial Officer for 2014

(San Francisco, CA) (September 19, 2014) ExecRank has Selected Aleem Gillani, Chief Financial Officer at SunTrust Banks (STI) as a Top Chief Financial Officer for 2014. These rankings are based on statistical and algorithmic analysis of executive and company performance and are the result of over 3 years of research and feedback from evaluation committees…

Hannah Kanani, 6, raises awareness of epilepsy through art – Richmond Review

By Matthew Hoekstra for Richmond Review A six-year-old Richmond girl is using her paintbrush to help create awareness of a hidden disability she first faced as a baby. Hannah Kanani, a Grade 1 student at Quilchena Elementary, was diagnosed with epilepsy two years ago—a disorder characterized by unpredictable seizures. She now takes 15 pills a day…

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Tabreek Somani received the Bronze Award in the 2014 Commonwealth Essay Competition

Tabreek Somani received the Bronze Award in the 2014 Commonwealth Essay Competition organized by the Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS). Tabreek was the only participant from Kyrgyzstan to receive the Award. Tabreek was studying at the QSI International School of Bishkek and have recently joined the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa in grade 8. The 2014 Commonwealth…

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,…