Executive Masterclass on the Harvard Business School case study: Roshan: Light at the end of the tunnel in Afghanistan

Executive Masterclass on the Harvard Business School case study: Roshan: Light at the end of the tunnel in Afghanistan

On November 6, 2015, Aga Khan Foundation Canada hosted an Executive Masterclass on the Harvard Business School case study, Roshan: Light at the end of the tunnel in Afghanistan. Roshan Telecom, established in 2003 at the height of the Afghan war, has been widely cited as an exemplary model of corporate social responsibility, bringing mobile connectivity, economic opportunity, healthcare, and education to Afghanistan. The story … Continue reading Executive Masterclass on the Harvard Business School case study: Roshan: Light at the end of the tunnel in Afghanistan

Roshan Canada's Legacy in Afghanistan

Complete Event Video of the Nov 5 Webcast: Roshan: Canada’s Legacy in Afghanistan

Spur and Aga Khan Foundation Canada invited Roshan CEO and Canadian native Karim Khoja to discuss the mobile tech sector in Afghanistan. The event was moderated by May Jeong, an award-winning freelance writer based in Afghanistan. Published on Nov 12, 2015 In 2003, when the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development established the Afghanistan mobile company Roshan, there was virtually no telecommunications infrastructure in the … Continue reading Complete Event Video of the Nov 5 Webcast: Roshan: Canada’s Legacy in Afghanistan

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Khalil Shariff, CEO Aga Khan Foundation Canada to speak at the Mastercard Foundation Symposium on Financial Inclusion 2015

Khalil Shariff joined Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) as Chief Executive Officer in August 2005. He was previously with the Toronto office of McKinsey & Company where he advised governments, financial institutions, and health care providers on strategy, organization, and operational improvement. Khalil served on AKFC’s National Committee for five years, and has cultivated his interest in international development and conflict resolution issues through a … Continue reading Khalil Shariff, CEO Aga Khan Foundation Canada to speak at the Mastercard Foundation Symposium on Financial Inclusion 2015

Aga Khan Foundation & Canadian Association of Journalists announce call for applications for $25,000 International Reporting Fellowship

Aga Khan Foundation & Canadian Association of Journalists announce call for applications for $25,000 International Reporting Fellowship

Don’t let the developing world’s most compelling stories go untold. Make your pitch to report them to Canadians. Aga Khan Foundation Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists are pleased to announce the second cycle of the Fellowship for International Development Reporting. The fellowship offers recipients $25,000 to undertake a substantial overseas reporting project that helps Canadians develop a greater understanding of the complex issues … Continue reading Aga Khan Foundation & Canadian Association of Journalists announce call for applications for $25,000 International Reporting Fellowship

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The Hill Times: Power & Influence: Big City Mayors with Big Challenges – Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi

Ismailimail is proud to share Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi featured on the front cover of the Spring 2015 edition of Power & Influence. Mayor Naheed Nenshi becomes the third Canadian Ismaili to be featured in The Hill Times‘ edition of Power & Influence. Previously, Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada and Arif Lalani, Canadian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates have been profiled in … Continue reading The Hill Times: Power & Influence: Big City Mayors with Big Challenges – Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi

Power and Influence - Hill Times - Winter 2015 -HH Aga Khan with Prime Minister Harper

The Hill Times: Power & Influence: Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper & His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan

Ismailimail is proud to share this picture from the Winter 2015 edition of Power & Influence. The picture is telling in two ways:

  1. It is associated with the profile of Prime Minister Stephen Harper – ranked as #1 in the top 100 Most Powerful & Influential People in Government & Politics
  2. It is associated with His Highness’s visit to the Canadian Parliament where he addressed the joint session of Parliament and signed a protocol of agreement between the Ismaili Imamat and Canada

Power and Influence - Hill Times - Winter 2015 -HH Aga Khan with Prime Minister Harper
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The Globe and Mail Interview | Khalil Shariff on the virtue of pluralism

The Globe and Mail Interview | Khalil Shariff on the virtue of pluralism

‘Canada has developed a kind of civic intent to make diversity work’

The Globe and Mail | Khalil Shariff on the virtue of pluralism: ‘Canada has developed a kind of civic intent to make diversity work’In this six-part series of interviews, Canadians with a variety of experiences discuss the major challenges our country is facing and how best to address them. This instalment deals with making pluralism work.

Khalil Shariff, chief executive officer of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada, was interviewed on Sept. 5 by Adam Kahane, chairman, North America, of Reos Partners.

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Khalil Shariff, CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada, speaks at Every Woman Every Child Summit

Khalil Shariff, CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada, speaks at Every Woman Every Child Summit

Khalil Shariff, CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada, speaks at Every Woman Every Child Summit

During the Every Woman Every Child Summit (May 28-30 in Toronto), Khalil Sharrif, CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada, talks about the importance of collaboration to make sure that mothers, newborns and children in the most vulnerable communities have the opportunity to survive and thrive. Continue reading “Khalil Shariff, CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada, speaks at Every Woman Every Child Summit”

Coffee Lounge: Khalil Shariff, CEO of Aga Khan Foundation Canada

Coffee Lounge: Khalil Shariff, CEO of Aga Khan Foundation Canada

This past month’s Coffee Lounge session featured the most inspiring and engaging speaker to date in this short series. Khalil Shariff is the CEO of Aga Khan Foundation Canada and a self-professed champion of civic engagement. Read at Coffee Lounge: Khalil Shariff, CEO of Aga Khan Foundation Canada « the social media age. Earlier related: Coffee Lounge: Nadir Mohamed (former Rogers CEO) All related at … Continue reading Coffee Lounge: Khalil Shariff, CEO of Aga Khan Foundation Canada

The Hill Times: Power & Influence: AKF CEO Khalil Shariff & Canadian Ambassador Arif Lalani

The Hill Times: Power & Influence: AKF CEO Khalil Shariff & Canadian Ambassador Arif Lalani

Included in the top 100 individuals influencing Canada’s global future:

Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada
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The Hill Times: Power & Influence: AKF CEO Khalil Shariff & Canadian Ambassador Arif Lalani

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The Hill Times: Power & Influence: AKF CEO Khalil Shariff & Canadian Ambassador Arif Lalani
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Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada presents keynote address at Heritage Canada Conference session hosted by the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada presents keynote address at Heritage Canada Conference session hosted by the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

October 31, 2013 – Opening Plenary Session 1: Keynote – Heritage and Social Development Aga Khan Trust for Culture Historic Cities Programme Location: Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat Speaker: Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada Over the past 20 years, this path-breaking programme has promoted the conservation and reuse of buildings and public spaces in historic cities in the Muslim World — from Kabul, Afghanistan, … Continue reading Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada presents keynote address at Heritage Canada Conference session hosted by the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Khalil Z. Shariff: Harper government consults experts on private sector-led international development

Ottawa, Ontario―In an effort to improve prosperity in developing countries, the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, Lois Brown, Parliamentary Secretary for International Cooperation and Gerald Keddy, Parliamentary Secretary for International Trade today convened a roundtable to engage Canadian expertise on ways to leverage the private sector for development. The private sector, including firms from Canada, is the driving force behind sustainable economic growth … Continue reading Khalil Z. Shariff: Harper government consults experts on private sector-led international development

Aga Khan Foundation’s CEO presents at Canada’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Mr. Khalil Shariff (Chief Executive Officer, Aga Khan Foundation Canada): Thank you, Mr. Chairman and members of the committee. It’s a great privilege to have the opportunity to be here and to share the experience of the Aga Khan Development Network in the area of the private sector’s role in achieving international development objectives. I want to begin by commending the committee for taking up … Continue reading Aga Khan Foundation’s CEO presents at Canada’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development