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:…

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:…

Samir Lakhani: Director, Eco-Soap Bank

Samir Lakhani: Director, Eco-Soap Bank

Recycling Soap to Restore Health in Cambodia and West Africa: Mission, Vision, and History Eco-Soap Bank is a humanitarian non-profit organization whose purposed is to save, sanitize, and supply recycled soap to rural village families. Their work embodies two main missions: to provide a steady supply of safe soaps to rural Cambodian schools, villages, and…

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…

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…