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…

Karim Pirani

Karim Pirani awarded Cox-Just Prize at University of Chicago

Karim Pirani, the 2014 Cox-Just Prize recipient. Karim Pirani is a 2014 graduate of the College, where he majored in History and Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies. He researched and wrote his B.A. thesis, Nascent Activism in a New Asian American Landscape: Gender, Media, and Politics after Vincent Chin with the guidance of his faculty advisor, Matthew…

Arman Rupani appointed to the Board of World Affairs Council off Dallas/Fort Worth

Arman Rupani appointed to the Board of World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth

Name of board:World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth Position on board:Director Industry:Commercial Real Estate Duties/responsibilities:Rupani joins a diverse board of corporate executives, community leaders and prominent philanthropists responsible for advising the World Affairs Council and collectively exploring innovative ways to support our growth and advance our goal of connecting North Texas with the world.

What Milestones Look Like | Serena Hotels

What Milestones Look Like | Serena Hotels

At a Farewell Reception hosted by The Adventure Diplomacy Group, consisting of Serena Hotels and the Embassies of the Argentine Republic, Republic of Indonesia, Nepal, Russian Federation and the United States of America, the siblings spoke passionately about women empowerment, cultural diplomacy through adventure sports, sustainable tourism and the importance of nurturing the youth of Pakistan.…

Samina & Mirza Ali Baig are the Stars and Role Models for the World - US Ambassador for Pakistan

Samina & Mirza Ali Baig are the Stars and Role Models for the World – US Ambassador for Pakistan

“Samina Baig & @Mirza_climb are the stars of the evening & role models for the world,” said @usembislamabad Ambassador Richard Olson #ADG — Serena Hotels | Asia (@serena_hotels) August 6, 2014 Still on a high from the spectacular Grand Reception held in honour of @Mirza_climb & #SaminaBaig last night. #ADG #Pakistan #courage — Serena Hotels…

Sibling mountaineering duo celebrated by civil society - Pakistan - DAWN.COM

Sibling mountaineering duo celebrated by civil society – Pakistan – DAWN.COM

ISLAMABAD: The Adventure Diplomacy Group (ADG) celebrated the achievements of Mirza Ali and Samina Baig on successfully completing their Adventure Diplomacy Expedition of conquering ‘Seven Summits in Seven Continents.’ Samina Baig made history on May 19, 2013 by becoming the youngest Muslim woman and first Pakistani woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. After…

Seven Summits in Seven Continents: Brother-sister duo receive rousing welcome – The Express Tribune

Seven Summits in Seven Continents: Brother-sister duo receive rousing welcome – The Express Tribune

Mountaineer Mirza Ali wore his white “I love Pakistan” T-shirt at each of the 55 airports he passed through while helping his sister during her successful ascent of the highest peaks on each of the world’s seven continents. Addressing a ceremony celebrating the successful completion of the Adventure Diplomacy Expedition, Ali, 30, and his sister…

Serena Hotel’s Warm Welcome for Mountaineering Siblings Samina & Mirza Ali Baig

Serena Hotel’s Warm Welcome for Mountaineering Siblings Samina & Mirza Ali Baig

Warm welcome back reception for mountaineering siblings; Samina and Mirza Ali Baig after setting a world record by climbing the 7 summits in 7 continents. A proud moment for Pakistan to have our flag flown across the world via Serena Hotel – Timeline Photos. Also read by Ismailimail Adventure Diplomacy: Beyond the Heights – Mirza…

Shamsh Kassim-Lakha to Head Aga Khan Development Network Representation in Kyrgyzstan

Shamsh Kassim-Lakha to Head Aga Khan Development Network Representation in Kyrgyzstan

On his appointment as the diplomatic representative of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in the Kyrgyz Republic, Foreign Minister Mr. Erlan Abdyldayev received Mr. Shamsh Kassim-Lakha on July 8, 2014, in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bishkek. During the meeting Mr. Kassim-Lakha delivered copies of his credentials to the Minister. They discussed matters…

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Adventure Diplomacy: Beyond the Heights – Mirza Ali shares Samina Baig’s triumphs on Everest in an upcoming documentary movie

An extraordinary true story of human will: determination; courage; strength; trust; passion; spirit; and patriotism; against one’s own fears and nature’s forces: snow storms; avalanches; hazardous ice walls; crevice falls; scarcity of oxygen; altitude sickness and extreme cold. An epic tale of the journey to ascend to the top of the world; of hope’s triumph…