Hundreds of Ismailis gather in Kampala and Nairobi to take part in Ismaili Games

As 2011 drew to a close, hundreds of athletes gathered to take part in Ismaili Games held in Uganda and Kenya. Featuring a wide range of sports, the Games offered opportunities for members of the Jamat to come together and celebrate through competition and camaraderie. In Uganda, some 140 athletes registered to compete in nine…

Umair Shah: Entrepreneurship Club of College of DuPage Offers Real-World Experiences

The College of DuPage Entrepreneurship Club—student-run, student-led—offers students a variety of experiences beyond the classroom. From meeting with local business owners at Chamber of Commerce events to bake sales, these students get real-world experience to last them a lifetime. At first blush a bake sale may not seem like a learning experience, but for students…

Farah Remtulla presents at 2011 Share IT Conference

Farah Remtulla (PMO) was recently in the news again regarding her presentation at the 2011 “Share IT” conference in Calgary, Canada. The following are excerpts from an article describing the various speakers. You can read the article in its entirety at http://www.gamingworks.nl/events/detail.php?ID=1354. Service Management Art, working together with the itSMF, organized the Share IT conference…

Dr. Shafique Pirani receives 2012 Humanitarian Award from American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Canadian Orthopaedic Surgeon, Shafique P. Pirani, MD, Honored for Creating Clubfoot Treatment Program in Uganda SAN FRANCISCO – The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) presented its 2012 Humanitarian Award to Shafique P. Pirani, MD, of British Columbia, Canada, during an awards ceremony at its 2012 Annual Meeting. The Humanitarian Award honors members of the…

Senator congratulates Dr. Shaheen Shariff

Dr. Shaheen Shariff Congratulations on Facebook’s Digital Citizenship Research Grant Hon. Salma Ataullahjan: Honourable senators, I rise today to congratulate Dr. Shaheen Shariff and her team at McGill University for being named as one of the four recipients worldwide and the only Canadian recipient of Facebook’s Digital Citizenship Research Grant, a $50,000 award. Out of…

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada, to Attend the 2nd Annual Family Day Walkathon for Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO, Feb 15, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — This Family Day Monday, February 20, Ms. Almas Jiwani will join the ICNA (Peel Chapter) and Mississauga Muslim Community in a walkathon to raise funds for the local Credit Valley Hospital. Ms. Jiwani will walk as a dignitary alongside Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion and MP Jim…

Vote for Aqil Rashid

Aqil Rashid is competing for a Dh. 1.4 million higher education scholarship in Dubai. He has created a video for the contest. I’m competing for the Just Falafel Scholarship. Help me realize my dream and vote for me. Watch his video, and if you like it, please vote for me! Every vote counts, and it…

Salima Somani presents a situational analysis of Nursing Education, Profession and Practice in Bishkek

Salima Somani presented a situational analysis of Nursing Education, Profession and Practice in Bishkek. The presentation was part of Public Lecture Series organized by the University of Central Asia. The presentation was attended by Nurse Educators, Practitioners and Medical Professionals. The lecture was simultaneously translated in Russian/Kyrgyz language as well. The presentation was based on…

Anar Popatia appointed President of Canadian Club of Vancouver, and to Multicultural Advisory Council of BC

Anar Popatia is a partner in a family wealth management practice associated with Assante Wealth Management and is responsible for Client Relations and Business Development. Previously she worked as a Senior Consultant of Enterprise Solutions with Dun and Bradstreet Canada. Ms. Popatia is a recipient of numerous awards for achievement in sales and customer-service performance,…