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:…

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…

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…

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.…

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…