Découvrons parcours de Dr Shama Virani, chercheuse en épidémiologie pour le cancer à l’Organisation Mondiale de La Santé. Dr Shama Virani’s story, a cancer epidemiologist researcher at the World Health Organization. (English with French subtitles).
IJKC USA: Choose to Challenge as Cosmopolitan Leaders in recognition of International women’s day – 7 March 2021
In recognition of International Women’s Day, the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center is pleased to bring you, “Choose to Challenge as Cosmopolitan Leaders.” Join us for a conversation with three exceptional women as they share their journey of breaking barriers and choosing to challenge as cosmopolitan leaders.
Trailblazers is a new original series, exclusively on Ismaili TV, showcasing Ismailis around the globe who have demonstrated excellence in their fields. In this episode, we are joined by Farah Williamson, co-founder of Project Shelter Wakadogo, and Director of Gulf and Strategic Partnerships at Plan International Canada. Working closely with the local community in Gulu, Uganda, Farah shares with us what motivated her to co-found Project Shelter Wakadogo whose guiding principle is putting children at the heart of everything.
Ismaili Centre Toronto: Frontiers of Science and Innovation Public Lecture Series Seeing the unseeable by Professor Avery Broderick – 9 November 2019
Ismaili Centre Toronto: Frontiers of Science and Innovation Public Lecture Series Seeing the unseeable by Professor Avery Broderick, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, recounts how the Event Horizon Telescope generates images, why scientists think they have finally seen a black hole, and what it all means. He tells the incredible tale of how a global collaboration of astronomers, physicists, and engineers literally traveled to the ends of the Earth to synthesize a telescope the size of the Earth, the only instrument capable of probing the staggeringly small scales presented by black holes.
Kenya experienced one of the worst droughts in memory because, critics say, it has cut down its trees. Forests used to cover 30% of the land In pre-colonial times. Now they only occupy 6% of Kenya’s space. Helen and Kenya Mutiso want to teach Kenyans how to grow forests in their own backyard and make money from medicines, skincare products, and dyes. It’s part of a nationwide effort to cover 10% of Kenya’s land with trees. A film by Kevin Njue.
Ismaili Centre Conversations Canada: Yawm-e-Ali Commemorating the Birthday of Hazrat Ali (A.S.) by Dr. Hadi Enyat.
Natasha Walji (Director at Google) discusses how students interested in the intersection between business and technology can plan for their careers.
Trailblazers Premiere! A new original series, exclusively on Ismaili TV showcasing Ismailis around the globe who have demonstrated excellence in their fields. In our very first episode, we are joined by The Honourable Salma Lakhani, the 19th Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. Born in Kampala, Uganda, and expelled in 1972, her Honour gives us insight into her installation ceremony and what it felt like to swear the oath on the Qu’ran. She discusses how the promise of hope for a better future for everyone motivates her to serve her community. Join us as Her Honour kicks off our series in hopes of inspiring other Trailblazers.
In Uganda, bush meat snares are crippling the chimpanzees of Kibale National Park One in four chimpanzees in the wild has lost fingers or limbs to snares. Ugandan primatologist Dr. Emily Otali tells the story of Max, a chimp that has survived without both legs below the knee and is taking care of his younger brother after poachers killed their parents. A Film by Derrick Kibisi.
Geothermal energy, which is a clean low carbon energy source, currently provides half of Kenya’s energy needs, and its importance will keep growing as Kenya strives to connect more citizens to the electric power grid. Unfortunately most geothermal fields are in National Parks and Reserves, often stressing critically endangered bird species. This film explores the price of power, even for an energy resource that is touted as clean and carbon-free—a film by Evans Ogeto, Cyprian Ogoti, Marete Selvin.
Understanding AKDN: Architecture in the Muslim Tradition Farrokh Derakhshani Director of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture
Farrokh Derakhshani, Director of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, discusses the origin and evolution of the Award, and Mawlana Hazar Imam's ongoing work to encourage excellence in architecture as a means of improving quality of life.
Nous sommes ravis de partager avec vous cette interview de Mawlana Hazar Imam accordée à la chaine libanaise LBC en novembre 2001. (with English subtitles).
In this episode, Amyn Merchant (Managing Director and Senior Partner at BCG) discusses the future of careers in management consulting and shares advice for students interested in the field.
Mangrove forests are among the most threatened habitats on earth, disappearing faster than even rainforests. But mangroves are also the coast’s nursery, providing shelter for 75% of commercially caught fish. Kenya has lost a fifth of its coastal forests in 25 years but locals complain that the country's strict ban against mangrove harvesting has left some destitute. A film by Faith Musembi.
Understanding AKDN: AKHS Pandemic Response conversation with Dr. Gils Walraven, AKDN Director of Health
Safiqa Kara talks with Dr. Gijs Walraven, AKDN Director of Health, about the response of Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) to the COVID-19 pandemic and the unique challenges faced in supporting the global Jamat and the communities in which they live.
Ismaili Centre Conversations United Kingdom: A conversation with Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP – 7 February 2021
This will be an informative and interesting conversation with Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, where he will talk about the importance of bringing the country together and learning from each other, as well as the benefit of community groups in society. Jeremy Hunt will also discuss what we can all do to look after our mental health including keeping active, developing our emotional resilience, and participating in charitable work.
In recognition of World Interfaith Harmony Week, the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center in collaboration with Faith Alliance of Metro Atlanta and Interfaith Youth Core is pleased to bring you, “Building Bridges Through Faith.” Join us for a conversation with Dr. Eboo Patel and interfaith leaders on the importance of interfaith cooperation in bringing peace, harmony, and tolerance to our communities.