AKU Convocation Nairobi Kenya Webcast

Live Webcast: Nairobi, Kenya AKU 2015 Convocation with Chancellor His Highness the Aga Khan Presiding the Ceremonies

As Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, His Highness the Aga Khan will preside over the third and final of three Aga Khan University convocation ceremonies, in Nairobi, Kenya, on Monday, March 2nd, 2015. The ceremony is expected to commence at 11:00 AM Nairobi time (GMT+3). Live Webcast will be available on the AKDN.org, TheIsmaili.org or at AKU.edu (links provided below).

Event – March 3  - Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya - Rebooting Development - Leveraging Technology and Entrepreneurship for Prosperity

Event – March 2 | Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya | Rebooting Development: Leveraging Technology and Entrepreneurship for Prosperity

A talk by Dr Calestous Juma, member of the AKU Board of Trustees and internationally-recognized authority on the role of innovation in development. EVENT: Rebooting Development: Leveraging Technology and Entrepreneurship for Prosperity SPEAKER: Dr Calestous Juma DATE: Monday, March 2, 2015 TIME: 4:00 to 5:30 PM Local Time VENUE: Lecture theatre, 3rd Parklands Avenue, Aga Khan University Hospital,…

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Event – March 3 | Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan: Sixth Sense Forum – Build Bridges, Not Walls

Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan,invites the public to highly popular Sixth Sense Forum talk by Dr. Murad M. Khan, Professor of Psychiatry on Build Bridges, Not Walls – A psychological perspective on tribulations, terrorism & triumphalism in Pakistan. EVENT: Sixth Sense Forum – Build Bridges, Not Walls DATE: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 TIME: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. local time VENUE:…

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:…

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Education in small literacy classes has evolved into an international network of schools of excellence

“Like each of you, personally, the University also remembers its heritage on a day like this. That heritage is rooted in the rich history of Islamic intellectual accomplishment – including the work of my own ancestors in ancient Cairo 1000 years ago, when they founded the Azhar University and the Dar-ul-ilm – the House of…

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…

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NTV | Aga Khan to invest $1.2B in education and health in East Africa

His Royal Highness the Aga Khan has promised an improvement in Uganda’s health and education sector that will see Ugandans stop seeking treatment abroad. He says this will be possible with investment in education institutions and medical workers. The Aga Khan was speaking at the 15th Convocation ceremony for the Aga Khan University where 49 students…

AKU 2015 Convocation - Kampala  His Highness the Aga Khan

His Highness the Aga Khan addresses the 2nd Aga Khan University Convocation in Kampala, Uganda

Today, the Aga Khan University remains the only privately supported University with major academic programs on both the Asian and the African continents. Over a relatively short time span, we have extended our work into eight different countries. We created two degree or diploma programs in the 1980s, two more in the 1990s, and another 21…

AKU Convocation Kampala Uganda Webcast

Live Webcast: Kampala, Uganda AKU 2015 Convocation with Chancellor His Highness the Aga Khan Presiding the Ceremonies

As Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, His Highness the Aga Khan will preside over the second of three Aga Khan University convocation ceremonies, in Kampala, Uganda, on 26 February 2015. The ceremony is expected to commence at 11:00 AM Kampala time (GMT+3). Live Webcast will be available on the AKDN.org, TheIsmaili.org or at AKU.edu (links provided below).

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Bill Gates and Susan Johnson at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat for the maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) session (Image screen capture of live webcast)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper pays tribute to His Highness the Aga Khan, his Institutions and Ismailis in Canada and around the world

Dr Eboo, Khalil, all the people who represent this organization, not just the Imamat but the Aga Khan Development Network, and the entire Ismaili Community which has shown, in Canada and around the world, how people can live by faith and make a tremendous contribution to humanity at large. We are very happy that you…

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Live stream ~ 2:45 PM EST- In conversation with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Aga Khan Foundation Canada is pleased to join a conversation on maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat  in Ottawa today, Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Live streaming will start at approximately 2:45 PM   Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates will discuss…

Education is the fuel to speed up Africa's development - His Highness the Aga Khan

Education is the fuel to speed up Africa’s development: His Highness the Aga Khan | IPP Media

BY DAVID KISANGA/IPP Media – 24th February 2015: The Aga Khan University (AKU) Chancellor and Founder, His Holiness the Aga Khan has said the fuel to speed up Africa’s development is education. He made the remarks yesterday in Dar es Salaam when accepting a Certificate of Recognition for the Aga Khan University (AKU) in Tanzania…

Stephen Harper joins Bill Gates for 'moderated discussion' on maternal health at Delegation of Ismaili Imamat

Stephen Harper joins Bill Gates for ‘moderated discussion’ on maternal health at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat

Prime Minister Stephen Harper joins billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates for a “moderated discussion” on his government’s focus on maternal, child and newborn health, which will be hosted by the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, the Canadian headquarters of the Aga Khan Foundation of Canada. Before that confab gets underway, however, Gates will pay a visit…

AKU 2015 Convocation - Dar es Salaam - Video

Video of Full Convocation Ceremony: Aga Khan University 2015 Convocation – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Ismailimail is excited to share the 75 min video of Aga Khan University 2015 Convocation Ceremony held at Diamond Jubilee Hall in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This year’s Convocation in Tanzania had a special significance as the Aga Khan University celebrated its 15th anniversary in East Africa. To mark this milestone, the Chancellor presided over the…