Vancouver Sun is running a Special Feature on the 40th Anniversary of the Ismaili Community in Canada

Vancouver Sun’s Special Feature on the 40th Anniversary of the Ismaili Community in Canada

The Vancouver Sun is running a special feature on the 40th anniversary of the Ismaili community in Canada. It is a unique piece on the community in both print and online. Several articles include photographs and videos. Here is the main website link and links to the individual stories: http://www.vancouversun.com/business/ismailianniversary/index.html – ‘We did it the…

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee to Address the International Film Festival on Crime and Punishment

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women Canada National Committee will be attending the Istanbul International Crime and Punishment Film Festival. As an invited guest lecturer of the University of Istanbul and its Faculty of Law, Ms. Jiwani will provide a keynote address examining the relationship between the justice system, disempowerment, and violence against women. A…

Zahida Esmail receives Health Leader Scholarship and Award

Zahida Esmail receives Health Leader Scholarship and Award

Congratulations to Zahida Esmail, the 2012 recipient of the Sweden Study Tour’s Emerging Health Leader Scholarship! The Canadian College of Health Leaders, ARAMARK Healthcare and Emerging Health Leaders are pleased to jointly release Zahida Esmail’s report: Sweden – A Star Performer in the Eyes of an Emerging Health Leader: Lessons in Quality and Patient Safety.…

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Sahir Ali: PhD student at Case Western University in Biomedical Engineering

Sahirzeeshan Ali is a PhD student at Case Western University and a Research Assistant at Case Center for Imaging and Personalized Diagnostics (CCIPD). Sahir is involved with some cutting edge cancer research that is going to revolutionize diagnosis and prognosis of cancer. At CCIPD, researchers combine artificial intelligence, bioinformatics and advanced mathematics to automatically analyze…

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Karim Premji – Justice of the Peace, receives Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

TORONTO, September 11, 2012 – Senator Don Meredith awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to 17 outstanding Canadians from Southwestern and Central Ontario. The ceremony was held at the Moss Park Armoury in downtown Toronto. Recipients included some of Ontario’s brightest and most dedicated entrepreneurs, legal professionals, and civic and community leaders. The…

Asmita Gillani, CEO Aga Khan University Hospital, receives Tanzanian President for the tour of the Aga Khan Heart and Cancer Unit Nairobi

Asmita Gillani, CEO Aga Khan University Hospital, receives Tanzanian President for the tour of the Aga Khan Heart and Cancer Unit Nairobi

Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete, toured the Aga Khan Heart and Cancer Unit yesterday afternoon, accompanied by some cabinet ministers, on his three day visit to Kenya aimed at strengthening ties between the two countries. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arb6yYwvAx0&hd=1 Related bio: AKU Leadership. Related search: Heart and Cancer Related: President of Tanzania launches modern equipment to screen Cancer and…

Afsha Merchant receives Study Abroad Scholarship, makes Dean’s List at Western Illinois University

Afsha Merchant (Skokie, IL), a senior psychology and Spanish double major, received a $1,500 Diversity Scholarship from CEA Global Education for study at the University of Granada. According to CEA Global Education, “the scholarship is [f]or CEA students from diverse backgrounds and/or for students who have had a personal experience with diversity.” Gorlewski said this…

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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, presented to retired Ismaili journalist Sultan Jessa

Sept 10 2012 – Canada’s Governor-General David Johnston today presented the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal to Sultan Jessa, a retired Ismaili journalist, living in Montreal, Quebec. Awards were presented to 35 Canadians at a Special ceremony in Ottawa. This is the third medal for Sultan, who spent more than three decades with various newspapers in…

Fatima Jaffer: “Compassionate Eating” – exploring how our food choices define our relationship to God, the earth and each other!

Excerpt: The attendees heard Fatima Jaffer’s story of connecting to her roots in Mombasa, Kenya. Fatima, a senior at the International School of the Americas, traveled to the Chungamwe District to teach elementary age children how to grow their own food; and to participate in installing of a pump at a well, the source of…

30 Under 30: Alkarim Nasser

The future of Canada’s marketing industry will be shaped by its youngest talent—the super-worldly, plugged-in, brilliant and creative youth who are already making a name for themselves. Not long after starting BNotions, Alkarim Nasser, along with his co-founding partner Mark Reale, started Yorkville Media Centre – a training space in Toronto that offers mostly free…