Anar Simpson Presents at UN Women and UNESCO's Mobile Learning Week Conference

Anar Simpson Presents at UN Women and UNESCO’s Mobile Learning Week Conference

Anar Simpson, technologist and entrepreneur, has been invited to present at the UNESCO & UN Women’s Mobile Learning Week Conference 2015 in Paris. Technovation’s mobile app development programme: building a pipeline of girls for today’s technology jobs arena With the emergence of mobile phones, we are in the midst of a profound change in how…

Dr. Diamond Kassum receives Clinician Leadership Award

Dr. Diamond Kassum receives Clinician Leadership Award

Clinician Leadership Award Awarded To: Dr. Diamond Kassum, Chief Medical Information Officer, Manitoba eHealth Awarded For: A clinician who has shown outstanding leadership in advancing the use of health information communication technology (ICT) and informatics in clinical practice resulting in improved provider and patient experiences and outcomes. Complete criteria COACH Board member Elizabeth Keller &…

Yasmin Jetha presents to the British Columbia Legislative Assembly Committee on Children and Youth

Yasmin Jetha presents to the British Columbia Legislative Assembly Committee on Children and Youth

2014 Legislative Session: Second Session, 40th Parliament SELECT STANDING COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND YOUTH J. Thornthwaite (Chair): We’re motoring along. Our next presenters are from Vancouver Coastal Health: Yasmin Jetha and Dr. Mathias. Y. Jetha: Thank you for the opportunity to present to you. We’re presenting today, obviously, from a Vancouver Coastal Health lens and…

Jenny Gulamani-Abdulla to present at Top 100 Breakfast: Timeless Leadership

Jenny Gulamani-Abdulla to present at Top 100 Breakfast: Timeless Leadership

With rapid and far-reaching advancements in technology and communication, this highly dynamic environment challenges us to embrace continuous innovation and adaptability. What it means to be successful is evolving and with that brings new styles of leadership and ways of doing business. But there are some things that should remain the same, across the ages.…

President UN Women National Committee Canada, Almas Jiwani to participate in a panel discussion on Magna Cart

President UN Women National Committee Canada, Almas Jiwani to participate in a panel discussion on Magna Carta

Ottawa – February 12, 2015 – On Tuesday, February 17th, the Honourable Andrew Scheer, Speaker of the House of Commons will be moderating a panel discussion entitled: “The Magna Carta: What does it mean to Canada.” This event is to further promote Magna Carta Canada’s initiative to bring an original copy of the Magna Carta…

Gulzar Ladhani appointed to the Board of Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network

Gulzar Ladhani appointed to the Board of Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network

Mississauga Halton LHIN Board of Directors Announce Two New Appointments Kimbalin Kelly and Gulzar Ladhani appointed as Board Directors Oakville, ONTARIO (December 23, 2014) – Mississauga Halton LHIN Board Chair Graeme Goebelle is pleased to announce the Order-in-Council appointment of Kimbalin Kelly and Gulzar Ladhani to the board of Directors of the Mississauga Halton LHIN.…

Dr. Farida Virani: Chief Guest at the Convocation Ceremony at Xavier’s College of Engineering - Mumbai

Dr. Farida Virani: Chief Guest at the Convocation Ceremony at Xavier’s College of Engineering – Mumbai

Dr. Farida Virani – Chief Guest at the Convocation Ceremony at Xavier’s College of Engineering – Mumbai May you see the wisdom of Asking the right questions Rather than giving the right answers May God bless you with enough foolishness To believe that you really can make a difference And do what some claim cannot…

Video: An Ismaili Muslim leads the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in Prayers

Video: An Ismaili Muslim leads the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in Prayers

Transcript (video link below): Madame Speaker: I call on Sherali Hussein of the Ismaili Muslim community of British Columbia to lead this House in prayer. S. Hussein: It is a distinct honour and privilege to lead the Legislative Assembly of the province of British Columbia in prayer today, prior to the throne speech. Today’s selection…

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Sherali Hussein of Ismaili Muslim Community of British Columbia, leads the Legislative House with Prayers

S. Hussein: It is a distinct honour and privilege to lead the Legislative Assembly of the province of British Columbia in prayer today, prior to the throne speech. Tuesday, February 10, 2015: Government of British Columbia requested the Ismaili Community to deliver a prayer prior to the commencement of the Throne Speech. The Throne Speech…

Nazir Juma Addressing the Crowd - The Future of Power

The Future of Power is in India

“India used to be the power house of the world because its power was rooted in spirituality and benevolence of its rulers. But with the shifting of power to the west, power began to be equated with brute strength. … Many western economies whose performance seemed enviable are now heavily in debt, their GDP growths…

Alysha Lalji appointed to the Board of United States National Committee, UN Women

Alysha Lalji appointed to the Board of United States National Committee, UN Women

The United States National Committee (USNC) supports the global work of UN Women. UN Women is the United Nations entity responsible for promoting women’s empowerment and gender equality. Board Member: Alysha Lalji Alysha Lalji is a digital marketing and social media expert based in New York, NY. She currently works in healthcare, building unique campaigns…

Reza Satchu to be keynote speaker at Upper Canada College, Toronto, February 11, 2015

Reza Satchu to be keynote speaker at Upper Canada College, Toronto, February 11, 2015

Reza Satchu is an entrepreneur, the creator of University of Toronto’s most highly rated undergraduate course, “Economics of Entrepreneurship,” and Founding Chairman of The Next 36, Canada’s leading entrepreneurship program. Mr. Satchu has founded several businesses including Suppliermarket, StorageNow and KGS Alpha. He is the Managing Partner of Alignvest Capital Management, an investment management company…

Arif Janmohamed

Arif Janmohamed presents at the 2015 Global Innovation Summit, Palo Alto, California

2015 Global Innovation Summit Envisioning the Modern Enterprise in Today’s Age of Disruptive Innovation Many of today’s successful companies use innovation as a market disruptor to drive competitive advantage and increased profits. Information Technology is driving a vast majority of these opportunities and new ideas. Since IT leaders are uniquely poised to see across the…

Farrah Jamal Ladha appointed coordinator for the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health

Farrah Jamal Ladha appointed coordinator for the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health

Overview Farrah Jamal Ladha is currently the Clinical Working Group Coordinator for the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health and Strategic Advisor at the Broad Institute. Prior to this, Ms. Ladha was a Deland Fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, a one-year hospital administrative position. Ms. Ladha graduated with a Master in…

Hassanally (Ally) Ladha receives Fellowship at Humanities Institute, University of Connecticut

Hassanally (Ally) Ladha receives Fellowship at Humanities Institute, University of Connecticut

Hassanaly (Ally) Ladha FACULTY RESIDENTIAL FELLOW Hassanaly Ladha is Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies in the Literatures, Cultures and Languages Department at the University of Connecticut. Ladha studied English at Yale University and Comparative Literature at Princeton University. He has taught at Harvard University and currently teaches literature and philosophy at the University…

From Pakoras to the Palace - Laila Remtulla awarded MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) by the Queen

From Pakoras to the Palace – Laila Remtulla awarded MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) by the Queen

From Pakoras to the Palace for Blackpool’s MBE culinary queen Nazir, Zera, Laila, Rishma and Natasha Remtulla, of Laila’s Fine Foods Ltd From cooking homemade bhajias to running a multi-million pound company – Blackpool businesswoman Laila Remtulla’s achievements were today honoured by the Queen. The owner and founder of Laila’s Fine Foods Ltd – an…

Faisal Charania appointed Treasurer of South Asian Bar Association of North America

Faisal Charania appointed Treasurer of South Asian Bar Association of North America

Faisal Charania Treasurer Faisal Charania serves as Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Prime Communications, one of AT&T’s largest authorized retailers with operations in sixteen states and Canada. His practice primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law andreal estate as well as supporting in a commercial litigation role. He is licensed in both…