Coffee Lounge: Khalil Shariff, CEO of Aga Khan Foundation Canada

Coffee Lounge: Khalil Shariff, CEO of Aga Khan Foundation Canada

This past month’s Coffee Lounge session featured the most inspiring and engaging speaker to date in this short series. Khalil Shariff is the CEO of Aga Khan Foundation Canada and a self-professed champion of civic engagement. Read at Coffee Lounge: Khalil Shariff, CEO of Aga Khan Foundation Canada « the social media age. Earlier related:…

Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada presents keynote address at Heritage Canada Conference session hosted by the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada presents keynote address at Heritage Canada Conference session hosted by the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

October 31, 2013 – Opening Plenary Session 1: Keynote – Heritage and Social Development Aga Khan Trust for Culture Historic Cities Programme Location: Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat Speaker: Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada Over the past 20 years, this path-breaking programme has promoted the conservation and reuse of buildings and public spaces in…

Khalil Z. Shariff: Harper government consults experts on private sector-led international development

Ottawa, Ontario―In an effort to improve prosperity in developing countries, the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, Lois Brown, Parliamentary Secretary for International Cooperation and Gerald Keddy, Parliamentary Secretary for International Trade today convened a roundtable to engage Canadian expertise on ways to leverage the private sector for development. The private sector, including firms…

Aga Khan Foundation’s CEO presents at Canada’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Mr. Khalil Shariff (Chief Executive Officer, Aga Khan Foundation Canada): Thank you, Mr. Chairman and members of the committee. It’s a great privilege to have the opportunity to be here and to share the experience of the Aga Khan Development Network in the area of the private sector’s role in achieving international development objectives. I…

Mr. Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation will give keynote address & public lecture

International Development Conference for Graduate Student Researchers Mr. Khalil Shariff Chief Executive Officer, Aga Khan Foundation Canada Modesty, Ambition, and Imagination: International Development in the Knowledge Age Tuesday, May 10, 2011 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (PT) Vancouver, British Columbia PLEASE REGISTER for this event at http://idrn-keynote-ubc.eventbrite.com/. MR. KHALIL SHARIFF, AGA KHAN FOUNDATION CANADA…

Zaina Souvani and Khalil Z. Shariff presented with the “Agent of Change” Medallion by Mayor of Ottawa

President of the Ismaili Council for Ottawa, Zaina Sovani and CEO of Aga Khan Foundation Canada, Khalil Z. Shariff were presented with the “Agent of Change” Medallion by Mayor Larry O’Brien, of the City of Ottawa, in recognition of Leadership in Volunteerism and as Change Agents. There are only just over 200 of these Medallions!…

Khalil Shariff of the Aga Khan Foundation is ISID’s (Inst. for the Study of International Development) newest International Advisory Board Member

Khalil Shariff joined Aga Khan Foundation Canada as Chief Executive Officer in August 2005. He was previously with the Toronto office of McKinsey & Company, an international management consultancy, where he advised governments, financial institutions, and health care providers on strategy, organization, and operational improvement. Khalil served on AKFC’s National Committee for five years, and…

Government of Canada hosts the Quilt of Belonging at Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat building

The evening of December 08, will definitely be remembered as an outstanding event for the Quilt of Belonging at a private reception held in Ottawa. The Honourable Noël A. Kinsella Speaker of the Senate and the Honourable Peter Milliken, M.P. Speaker of the House of Commons in collaboration with the Aga Kahn Foundation graciously hosted…

Video: Khalil Shariff, CEO of AKF Canada at the Bridges That Unite Exhibit presented at Pier 21, Halifax

Khalil Z. Shariff, CEO of Aga Khan Foundation Canada, speaks to guests at From Kabul to Halifax: An evening of Afghan Music and Culture, a performance featuring renowned Afghan-Canadian Musician Vaheed Kaacemy. The event marked the closing of the Bridges That Unite exhibit in Halifax on November 3, 2009. Earlier related

Campaign for World Partnership Walk underway | Reading Copy Book Blog

Yesterday’s awareness event about the World Partnership Walk at AbeBooks’ headquarters attracted almost 50 people. Khalil Z. Shariff, CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada, was the keynote speaker and he spoke with passion about how the funds raised by the Walk helps tackle poverty in places like Africa and Asia. via Campaign for World…

AKF participation in Government of Canada Conference – December 2008

excerpt: Khalil Shariff, Chief Executive Officer, Aga Khan Foundation Canada –snip– The third panellist was Khalil Shariff, Chief Executive Officer of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada. Mr. Shariff said, “We are going to be a panel in violent agreement” about what is needed. He encouraged taking an approach of “symbasa”, which roughly translates to “giving…

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Canadian Press: Aga Khan, spiritual leader to Ismaili Muslims, in Canada for 8-day visit

November 20, 2008 – The Canadian Press TORONTO — Canadian Ismaili Muslims are marking a half-century of leadership of the Aga Khan, as the spiritual leader to millions around the globe embarks on an eight-day visit across the country to mark the milestone. The Aga Khan, imam to 15 million Ismaili Muslims, including between 80,000…

A bridge to unite

By LUCY GOTELL, 24 HOURS Khalil Shariff, CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation, showcases some of the work Canadians have done to help developing countries around the world. The Bridges that Unite exhibit is open at the Roundhouse Community Centre until June 22. (Lucy Gotell, 24 hours)Canada’s ability to put communities first could form the…

Why the world needs more Canada – Khalil Shariff writes in Vancouver Sun

Why the world needs more Canada Our history of international development assistance has resulted in marked improvements around the world Khalil Z. Shariff is chief executive officer of the Aga Khan Foundation in Canada. Special to the Sun Thursday, June 12, 2008 The statistics are well-known and don’t require repeating: The extent of poverty in…

Exhibition – Bridges that Unite – opens in Vancouver

Exhibition opens in Vancouver – Traveling exhibition invites Canadians to explore our nation’s ability to build bridges for global development An interactive exhibition showcasing Canada’s ability to bridge the developed and the developing worlds will open its doors Wednesday in Vancouver. Bridges that Unite, running June 11 – 22 at the Roundhouse Community Arts &…

AKF to address the Government of Canada today

Press Release from the Government of Canada Technical Briefing on Afghanistan June 5, 2008 No. A/40 On Thursday, June 5, 2008, Khalil Shariff, Chief Executive Officer of Aga Khan Foundation Canada, will provide an on-the-record overview of the Foundation’s programs, activities and partnerships in Afghanistan. Senior representatives from Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, the…