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.…

Karima Bawa appointed Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation to optimize intellectual property developed at Canadian universities

Karima Bawa appointed Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation to optimize intellectual property developed at Canadian universities

Karima Bawa appointed CIGI Senior Fellow to lead research on optimizing intellectual property at Canadian universities TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014 – The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Karima Bawa as CIGI Senior Fellow, effective immediately. She is the first Senior Fellow appointed to CIGI’s International Law Research…

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Dr. Gulshan Harjee – Recipient of the 2015 John Houston Allen Humanitarian Award

Dr. Gulshan Harjee of Atlanta, USA, was selected as the 2015 recipient of the John Houston Allen Humanitarian Award by the Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters Inc. (AIB). The award “recognizes distinguished achievement and meritorious service by an organization or individual that bridges religious, ethnic and social backgrounds and makes our world a better place.” Dr. Harjee…

Salim Teja & Alkarim Nasser among “5 Canadians to watch for in 2015″

Salim Teja & Alkarim Nasser among “5 Canadians to watch for in 2015″

Alkarim Nasser, Gallop Labs (co-Founder) “Incubated inside digital agency BNOTIONS (also founded by Nasser), Gallop Labs has already caught the eyes of both investors and the Canadian digital industry.” – ITBusiness.ca http://www.bnotions.com/team/alkarim-nasser/ Salim Teja, EVP Ventures MaRS Discovery District“Today, Teja is the Executive VP of Ventures at MaRS. In his new role Teja now leads the…

Event - March 9 | Legislative Assembly of Ontario at Queen’s Park | President UNWC, Almas Jiwani to deliver Keynote Address at Women’s Rights Seminar

Event – March 9 | Legislative Assembly of Ontario at Queen’s Park | President UNWC, Almas Jiwani to deliver Keynote Address at Women’s Rights Seminar

The Canadian Human Rights Voice is presenting Ms. Almas Jiwani – President of UN Women Canada as the chief guest for their upcoming Women’s Rights Seminar. Ms. Jiwani will be delivering the keynote address. EVENT: 2nd Annual Women’s Rights Seminar DATE: Monday, March 9th, 2015 TIME: 12:30pm to 3:00 pm VENUE: Legislative Assembly of Ontario…

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Event – March 7 | Ismaili Centre, Burnaby: International Women’s Day Gala

The Women’s Portfolio is organizing an International Women’s Day Gala at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby Social Hall. This year’s theme is Make It Happen. International Women’s Day has been celebrated since the early 1900s. Today, in many parts of the world, it is celebrated equivalently to Mother’s Day where children gives gifts to their Mothers and Grandmothers. EVENT:…