Event - March 1 | Ryerson University - Toronto Women's Festival: Almas Jiwani to Deliver Keynote Address on Women's Economic Empowerment

Event – March 1 | Ryerson University – Toronto Women’s Festival: Almas Jiwani to Deliver Keynote Address on Women’s Economic Empowerment

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada, will deliver the keynote address at the Toronto Women’s Festival at the Ted Rogers School of Business Management at Ryerson University hosted by Project North 44. EVENT: Almas Jiwani, President UNWomen Canada, Keynote Address for Toronto Women’s Festival DATE: March 1 2015 TIME: 12:00-5:00 pm VENUE:…

Daily Monitor Uganda | Aga Khan University to expand programmes

“A healthy society is a meritocratic one, where ethics are honoured, and excellence is valued. And the great question now confronting us in Africa is how rapidly the institutions of a healthy society can be established and reinforced.” – His Highness Prince Shah Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan, Chancellor Aga Khan University (AKU), Kampala, Uganda …

Samir Lakhani: Director, Eco-Soap Bank

Samir Lakhani: Director, Eco-Soap Bank

Recycling Soap to Restore Health in Cambodia and West Africa: Mission, Vision, and History Eco-Soap Bank is a humanitarian non-profit organization whose purposed is to save, sanitize, and supply recycled soap to rural village families. Their work embodies two main missions: to provide a steady supply of safe soaps to rural Cambodian schools, villages, and…

Safira Lakhani wins 2014 Azure Magazine Awards of Merit - A+ Student Award: Revitalizing Bamyan

Safira Lakhani wins 2014 Azure Magazine Awards of Merit – A+ Student Award: Revitalizing Bamyan

Designer: Safira Lakhani, University of Waterloo, Ontario Bamyan, in central Afghanistan, suffers from an extremely arid climate, causing it to rely heavily on foreign aid. Yet this impoverished town can take ownership over its land resources by storing more water from snow melt. This fundamental idea animates Safira Lakhani’s proposal, which centres on the implementation of…

AKU Convocation Kampala Uganda Webcast

Live Webcast: Kampala, Uganda AKU 2015 Convocation with Chancellor His Highness the Aga Khan Presiding the Ceremonies

As Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, His Highness the Aga Khan will preside over the second of three Aga Khan University convocation ceremonies, in Kampala, Uganda, on 26 February 2015. The ceremony is expected to commence at 11:00 AM Kampala time (GMT+3). Live Webcast will be available on the AKDN.org, TheIsmaili.org or at AKU.edu (links provided below).

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Bill Gates and Susan Johnson at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat for the maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) session (Image screen capture of live webcast)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper pays tribute to His Highness the Aga Khan, his Institutions and Ismailis in Canada and around the world

Dr Eboo, Khalil, all the people who represent this organization, not just the Imamat but the Aga Khan Development Network, and the entire Ismaili Community which has shown, in Canada and around the world, how people can live by faith and make a tremendous contribution to humanity at large. We are very happy that you…

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Live stream ~ 2:45 PM EST- In conversation with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Aga Khan Foundation Canada is pleased to join a conversation on maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat  in Ottawa today, Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Live streaming will start at approximately 2:45 PM   Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates will discuss…

Education is the fuel to speed up Africa's development - His Highness the Aga Khan

Education is the fuel to speed up Africa’s development: His Highness the Aga Khan | IPP Media

BY DAVID KISANGA/IPP Media – 24th February 2015: The Aga Khan University (AKU) Chancellor and Founder, His Holiness the Aga Khan has said the fuel to speed up Africa’s development is education. He made the remarks yesterday in Dar es Salaam when accepting a Certificate of Recognition for the Aga Khan University (AKU) in Tanzania…

Stephen Harper joins Bill Gates for 'moderated discussion' on maternal health at Delegation of Ismaili Imamat

Stephen Harper joins Bill Gates for ‘moderated discussion’ on maternal health at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat

Prime Minister Stephen Harper joins billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates for a “moderated discussion” on his government’s focus on maternal, child and newborn health, which will be hosted by the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, the Canadian headquarters of the Aga Khan Foundation of Canada. Before that confab gets underway, however, Gates will pay a visit…

AKU 2015 Convocation - Dar es Salaam - Video

Video of Full Convocation Ceremony: Aga Khan University 2015 Convocation – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Ismailimail is excited to share the 75 min video of Aga Khan University 2015 Convocation Ceremony held at Diamond Jubilee Hall in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This year’s Convocation in Tanzania had a special significance as the Aga Khan University celebrated its 15th anniversary in East Africa. To mark this milestone, the Chancellor presided over the…

Twitter Broadcast from the Aga Khan University Convocation in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Twitter Broadcast from the Aga Khan University Convocation in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

February 24, 2015: Aga Khan University Convocation, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. #Aku convocation – Tanzanian National Anthem now playing #agakhan presides over convocation in Dar es Salaam — TheIsmaili (@TheIsmaili) February 24, 2015 #agakhan declares convocation open in Dar es Salaam — TheIsmaili (@TheIsmaili) February 24, 2015 #aku president firoz rasul delivers opening address #agakhan…