Zakir Hussein's Enerknight digital advertising reaches growing audience

Zakir Hussein’s Enerknight digital advertising reaches growing audience

Rundle College alumnus Zakir Hussein attended the University of Calgary intent on studying geology but developed a keen interest in the environment. In his parent’s basement Hussein began researching renewable energy and concentrated on experimenting how to recycle waste oils. He left university and launched Organo Energy in 2009, focusing on the collection of waste animal fats and grease from restaurants,…

Construction starts on Strathcona library and social housing complex

Ismaili Council for B.C. president Samira Alibhai: Construction starts on Strathcona library and social housing complex

The ground breaking for a highly anticipated, $25-million library and social housing complex at 720-730 East Hastings was held Monday morning. The six-storey project is a joint initiative between the City of Vancouver, the Vancouver Public Library and YWCA Metro Vancouver. The building, designed by the firm Dialog, is being built on a city-owned site…

Organized by Mountaineer Mirza Ali: Pakistan's First National Youth Ski Camp

Sports Diplomacy: Mountaineer Mirza Ali organizes Pakistan’s First National Youth Ski Camp

Turn right, turn left, repeat as necessary Skiing in Pakistan has been in vogue for quite a while. Neighbourhood inhabitants of cold uneven landscape of the northern parts of Pakistan utilized extemporized wooden skis to drive in winters. Author: Samiya Rafiq The first ever-National Youth Skiing Camp was recently organized by Mirza Ali, the founding…

Event - January 30 | Daniel Beben: Harvard University: The Pamiri Peoples and Tajik National Identity: The Legacy of Primordialism

Event – January 30 | Daniel Beben: Harvard University: The Pamiri Peoples and Tajik National Identity: The Legacy of Primordialism

EVENT: Belonging, Politics and Knowledge in Central Asia and the Caucasus DATE: Friday, January 30, 2015 TIME: 9:00am to 4:00pm VENUE: The Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus – CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street Via Belonging, Politics and Knowledge in Central Asia and the Caucasus | Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.…

Muhammad Yunus - Alnoor Bhimani - LSE

LSE Public Lecture: Professor Alnoor Bhimani in conversation with Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Director of Entrepreneurship held an engaging conversation with Professor Mohammed Yunus. Professor Alnoor Bhimani exchanged views with the Nobel Laureate and explored the idea of and prospects for businesses which offer a ‘return of investment’ but no ‘return on investment’. Professor Mohammed Yunus is the founder of…

Abji Named to Bellevue College Board of Trustees :: BC Today

Women & Leadership: Shelmina Babai Abji Named to Bellevue College Board of Trustees :: BC Today

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has named Shelmina Babai Abji, of Bellevue, to the Board of Trustees of Bellevue College. In this role, Abji will participate in the six-member board, whose duties include setting the college’s strategic direction, establishing policy for the college, and approving budgets. “Bellevue College is very fortunate to have community leaders like…

Eboo Patel headshoot 2012

Annual Martin Luther King breakfast features Eboo Patel, leader of Interfaith Youth Core

Lisle, Illinois ~ Eboo Patel, Ph.D., whose Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) organization is focused on building the interfaith movement on college campuses nationwide, was the featured speaker at the 20th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast hosted by Benedictine University and College of DuPage on Monday, January 19, 2015. The breakfast was held…

Dr. Amir Kassam: Inaugural Keynote Speaker at Conference on Conservation Agriculture, Bangladesh

Dr. Amir Kassam: Inaugural Keynote Speaker at Conference on Conservation Agriculture, Bangladesh

The objective of the international conference on Conservation Agriculture (CA) for Smallholders in Asia and Africa is to bring together practitioners currently working towards the development and uptake of CA for smallholder farmers. Much has already being learnt about CA for smallholders across Asia and Africa. This conference served as a platform to present the…