On Saturday November 15, the Right Honourable Kim Campbell, former Prime Minister of Canada, (front row and seated in the middle, holding picture frame) delivered the 2014 Ismaili Centre Lecture at the Ismaili Centre in Vancouver. (Image via Ismaili Institutions for Canada / Azim Verjee and Sultan Baloo)

Women & Leadership | Former Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Kim Campbell, Delivers the 2014 Ismaili Centre Lecture “Building Civil Societies: The Role of Women Leaders”

On Saturday November 15, the Right Honourable Kim Campbell, former Prime Minister of Canada, delivered the 2014 Ismaili Centre Lecture at the Ismaili Centre in Vancouver. Speaking on the topic of “Building Civil Societies: The Role of Women Leaders”, Ms. Campbell stressed the importance of “understanding our ethical obligation to be the best we can…

Calgary's new NEJK-1

New Jamatkhanas for Calgary, Canada & Atlanta, USA

Ismailimail is elated to share recent news of two new Jamatkhanas approved – one each for the jamats of Calgary in Alberta, Canada and Atlanta in Georgia, USA. These [Ismaili] Centres serve to reflect, illustrate and represent the community’s intellectual and spiritual understanding of Islam, its social conscience, its organization, its forward outlook and its…

Salgirah Celebration at Jogeshwari Jamatkhana, Mumbai

Salgirah Celebration at Jogeshwari Jamatkhana, Mumbai, India

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Ismaili Center Dushanbe

Ismaili Center Dushanbe| Flickr

Personally for me, the most notable thing about this center is that the main driving force here are the volunteers, who carry out various activities, from cleaning the area to teaching and acting as guides for the visitors. They organize free classes for children and organize various cultural and educations events.

Participants weighing the garbage collected by their group (Izzat McGrath, Gail Willson, Naima Salehmohamed, Robert McGrath). AL-NASHIR CHARANIA

Victoria Ismaili Muslim Community Participates in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup at Saxe Point Park, Esquimalt, BC

AL-NASHIR CHARANIA October 18, 2014 Esquimalt, October 18, 2014 – Inspired by similar events happening across the country, members from the Greater Victoria Ismaili Muslim community participated in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup at Saxe Point Park on Saturday, October 4. This was the first time that members of the Victoria Jamatkhana had participated in…

Rudy Karsan

Event – November 23 | Economic Planning Board for Ontario: An Intimate & Interactive Conversation with Rudy Karsan

The Ismaili Business Professionals’ Association (IBPA), as a part of the Economic Planning Board for Ontario (EPBO) invites you to an intimate conversation with the Founder of Kenexa, Rudy Karsan. Mr. Karsan will speak of his experiences, including selling Kenexa to IBM for $1.3 billion. EVENT: Interactive Conversation with Rudy Karsan DATE: Sunday, November 23,…

Ikat shawl with painted inscription Cotton tabby with warp ikat pattern, ink, gold leaf Yemen 10th century 970.364.19 (ROM)

Event – November 19 | Royal Ontario Museum & The Ismaili Centre, Toronto: Looking for Women in Medieval Cairo: Imagined Histories and Historical Realities

During Fatimid rule, royal patronage, religious tolerance and commercial prosperity promoted the establishment and growth of a cosmopolitan urban society that brought to Cairo and the neighbouring city of al-Fustat women of varied religious, ethnic and social backgrounds. Some of these women rose to become royalty while others left their mark as transmitters of learning.…

Kim Campbell

Women & Leadership | Canada’s 19th Prime Minister, The Right Honourable Kim Campbell speaks at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby

Last night at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby the Right Honourable Kim Campbell shared her thoughts on the role of Women engaging as Leaders in building civil societies. Drawing on her long and distinguished service at all levels of government in Canada in addition to her influential role in academia and global think tanks, she encouraged…

Live Webcast: Former Prime Minister of Canada, The Right Honourable Kim Campbell to speak at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby

Event – November 15 | Ismaili Centre, Burnaby: Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell on Building Civil Societies: The Role of Women Leaders

Canada’s 19th Prime Minister, The Right Honourable Kim Campbell will deliver a lecture at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby on the topic of Building Civil Societies: The Role of Women Leaders. EVENT: Building Civil Society: The Role of Women Leaders SPEAKER: Former Prime Minister of Canada, The Right Honourable Kim Campbell DATE: Saturday, November 15th, 2014 TIME: 8:00…