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…

An Ismaili technologist and thought leader in action: Rahman Jamal

An Ismaili technologist and thought leader in action: Rahman Jamal

As the Global Technology & Marketing Director of the $1.2B organization of National Instruments, the provider of solutions that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, Rahman overseas the marketing divisions of NI across Americas, Europe and Asia-PAC. He is a leading expert in the different industrial markets including test and measurement,…

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Al-Karim Haji, Director General and CFO Aga Khan University, presents at Rethinking Education Conference

Al-Karim Haji Director General and CFO, Aga Khan University Mr. Al-Karim Haji is the Director General and Chief Financial Officer of the Aga Khan University (AKU) that operates in Afghanistan, Egypt, Kenya, Pakistan, Syria, Tanzania, Uganda and the United Kingdom. AKU is part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of development agencies…

Amir Kassam's Presentation: Sustainable Intensification and Conservation Agriculture - World Congress on Conservation Agriculture

Amir Kassam’s Presentation: Sustainable Intensification and Conservation Agriculture – World Congress on Conservation Agriculture

6th WORLD CONGRESS ON CONSERVATION AGRICULTURE June 22-25, 2014 The 6th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture (WCCA) gave nearly 400 participants from 51 countries the opportunity to learn from and network with an international gathering of agricultural experts. Agricultural production systems are not sustainable unless they are profitable, and Conservation Agriculture (CA) holds the key…

Rahim Sajan at TEDxFortMcMurray

Rahim Sajan at TEDxFortMcMurray

Rahim takes the audience into the future of the unknown. How do we plan and educate the next generation in a VUCA (Volatility Uncertainty Complexity Ambiguity) world? (And just what does Milton from Office space have to do with redefining the purpose of education?) Rahim is a Teacher and Entrepreneur. An adventurous teaching career has…

Simerg  - In Memoriam - Mohammed Ibrahim Ali

Simerg | In Memoriam: Mohammed Ibrahim Ali

The following In Memoriam for Mohammed Ibrahim Ali, who died a year ago on March 15, 2014, has been submitted by his youngest son, Enoo, the well known Ismaili composer and musician from Orlando, Florida. Simerg invites obituaries/in memoriam pieces honouring your family members who have passed away.   Please see submission guidelines and examples…

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi  13th LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium speaker

Nenshi named 13th speaker in the Institute for Canadian Citizenship’s LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium lecture series

“Each year we invite a speaker who can extend our conversation in new directions with original and inclusive ideas. This year, Naheed Nenshi will bring the force of his thinking about citizenship and cities, along with his remarkable personal narrative, to the fore, ensuring another important Symposium conversation about who we are as a country.”…

Alykhan Alani appointed to the Board of M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence in Rochester, New York

Alykhan Alani appointed to the Board of M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence in Rochester, New York

The M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence is a nonprofit that works to realize the vision of its historic namesake by helping individuals and communities create public awareness of nonviolence as knowledge critical to human thriving. Alykhan Alani is honored to serve on the Board of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence. As an undergraduate at…

Jim Jiwani: Country Hills Toyota Scion

Jim Jiwani: Country Hills Toyota Scion

The Country Hills Toyota Scion team knows what it takes to provide superior customer service. The dealership, located only a few kilometres north of the Calgary International Airport, offers residents across Southern and Central Alberta a wide selection of new and used Toyota and Scion vehicles, competitive financing options, and a full service and parts…

Taleeb Noormohamed receives 2015 Stevie Award for Business Development Executive of the Year

Taleeb Noormohamed Receives 2015 Stevie Award for Business Development Executive of the Year

Taleeb Noormohamed has been named Stevie® Award winner in the 9th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Finalists were determined by the average scores of 139 professionals worldwide during two months of first-round judging. Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award placements were determined in final judging by members of seven specialized committees, and…

Ruhila Adatia-Sood Foundation Launched

Ruhila Adatia-Sood Foundation Launched

Kenya: Ruhila Adatia – Sood Foundation Launched 3 SEPTEMBER 2014 Photo: Capital FM Ruhila Adatia-Sood. By Patrick Vidija Friends and family of the late Ruhila Adatia-Sood launched a foundation for the protection of animals at the Zen gardens in Nairobi on Saturday Night. Ruhila Adatia-Sood lost her life on September 21 last year on assignment…

February 25, 1992: His Highness the Aga Khan, 49th Shia Ismaili Imam, pictured with members of the US Aga Khan Foundation National Committee (1989-1992) at his residence on the occasion of the Aga Khan Foundation's 25th anniversary. From left to right: Tajdin Mitha, Shahbudin Rahimtoola, Habibullah Jamal (President, US Aga Khan Council), Iqbal Paroo, Zulfikar Esmail (Chairman, AKF, USA), the Aga Khan, Azim Nanji (Vice Chairman), Fariyal Ross-Sheriff, Lutaf Dhanidina and Iqbal Noor Ali (then CEO, AKF USA). Photo: The Ismaili, USA.

Cardiologist Shahbudin Rahimtoola honored for lifetime achievement

USC cardiologist honored for lifetime achievement by Josh Grossberg April 26, 2013 Shahbudin Rahimtoola has been called “the world’s cardiologist.” The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has given its 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award to Shahbudin Rahimtoola, a USC Distinguished Professor and George C. Griffith Professor of Cardiology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.…