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Kam Shams to present at Alliance Conference Canada, April 17-19, 2015, Vancouver

Kam Shams works at the epee-center of Healthcare, Information Technology and Entrepreneurship. His experiences include transforming healthcare organizations in Illinois and California before he launched his own consulting and software firm 25 years ago. Since then The Shams Group has grown and served over 400 healthcare organizations across USA, Canada, Middle East and Asia with…

Raheem Merali to present at Alliance Conference Canada, April 17-19, 2015, Vancouver

Raheem Merali to present at Alliance Conference Canada, April 17-19, 2015, Vancouver

Raheem Merali – Vice-President Sales, Go Direct Supply Chain Solutions Inc. Having served as a CEO for a manufacturing company for five years, Raheem is highly effective at leading teams to develop creative solutions based on sound market and consumer data. Raheem brings with him unique energy and insight, combining his work ethic, humour and passion…

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Farhan Thawer to present at Alliance Conference Canada, April 17-19, 2015, Vancouver

As Vice President of Engineering, Farhan is responsible for engineering and client engagements in Pivotal Labs Toronto office where the company’s clients work closely with Labs to deliver mobile and server applications using highly disciplined agile development processes. Farhan joined Pivotal Labs through the acquisition of Xtreme Labs in October, 2013 where he was the…

Dr. Alex Awiti at Water for Food Conference, May 7th, 2013 (Image via Water for Food - University of Nebraska)

Dr. Awiti of the Aga Khan University – East African Institute on ‘Made in Kenya’ and ‘Make in Kenya’

The reason there are no jobs is because on average, 56 per cent of graduates from East African universities lack basic and technical skills needed for the few jobs that exist. Moreover, our schools are not places for forging curiosity, critical thinking, complex reasoning, creativity and innovation. – Dr. Awiti, Director, East African Institute &…

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Student reflections: University of Toronto Medicine Student Ali Damji

Ali Damji To say that Faculty of Medicine student Ali Damji is a busy person is an understatement. As the Canadian Federation of Medical Students Representative, Ontario Medical Students’ Association Executive Councillor, U of T American College of Physicians chapter coordinator and a volunteer for Kids2Hear (a program which coordinates early-detection hearing tests for young children),…

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Daredia family’s Sky Garden building project to feature 96 apartments in Secundarabad, Hyderabad, India

  Builder: Sikander Daredia, Daredia Construction Company Architect: Altaf Virani, T. V. Virani & Co. Hyderabad, India Daredia’s Sky Garden will be a new marvel in the heart of Hyderabad that will set unparalleled benchmarks of luxury, convenience and comfort. It is surrounded by the daily necessities of life, the proposed Jamatkhana in the vicinity…

Dr Farouk Topan is the Director of the recently launched a Kiswahili Centre that is part of AKU's new Faculty of Arts and Sciences. “We are just at the very beginning of our journey,” he says.(PHOTO: AKU)

East Africa’s shared destiny brightened by Aga Khan University: A conversation with Dr Farouk Topan

With a major expansion underway, the Aga Khan University is planting institutional and intellectual seeds to produce the leadership that East Africa will require in the years ahead. Dr Farouk Topan discusses some of the ways in which the university hopes to contribute to the East African Community. Fifteen years ago, the Aga Khan University…

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Firoz Talakshi receives Fellows of the Chartered Accountants Award

The ICAA Merit Awards honour those Chartered Accountants who epitomize the best of the profession—those professionals who have given extensively and selflessly their time, talent and expertise in service of a wide variety of communities, organizations, and causes. This year, Merit Awards were granted in three categories: Fellows of the Chartered Accountants, Distinguished Service, and…

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Shiraz Nazerali receives Fellows of the Chartered Accountants Award

The ICAA Merit Awards honour those Chartered Accountants who epitomize the best of the profession—those professionals who have given extensively and selflessly their time, talent and expertise in service of a wide variety of communities, organizations, and causes. This year, Merit Awards were granted in three categories: Fellows of the Chartered Accountants, Distinguished Service, and…

Selin Jessa, Zoya Jiwa nominated for YWCA Young Woman of Distinction Award, Vancouver

Selin Jessa & Zoya Jiwa nominated for YWCA Young Woman of Distinction Award, Vancouver

Ismailimail is proud to profile two of Vancouver’s rising stars, Selin Jessa and Zoya Jiwa. Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honours individuals and organizations whose outstanding activities and achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community. Congratulations to the 2015 nominees in the category of Young Woman of Distinction SELIN…

Hakam Bhaloo | Passages Canada

Hakam Bhaloo | Passages Canada

Hakam Bhaloo is originally from Tanzania and came to Canada in 1974. He is very active in his community and is involved in many organizations including the Burnaby Multicultural Society (where he was Director for 6 years), AMSSA (Affiliation of Multlicultural Societies and Service Agencies), Ethno-cultural Advisory Association, Burnaby Arts Council (current Board Member), and…