As families prepare to support their kids with their school and learning in September, join this webinar to discuss the opportunities and journey ahead. Health and education professionals will talk about the current state of affairs of COVID-19 in children, what the physical and mental health implications are for the return to learning, and how educators will support children and families during this pandemic.
Moderated by Faizal Khamisa, this debate will include four talented young debaters to help us reflect on issues related to equity and justice, and reflect on the true nature of America and Canada.
The Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center is pleased to bring you Community Barriers to Economic Prosperity: A Virtual Town Hall with Stacey Abrams, in recognition of National Voter Registration Day. Join us as we discuss solutions to the deep challenges faced by the southern states and opportunities for civic engagement.⁣
This month marks 35 years of the Ismaili Centre, Vancouver. Join us in celebrating this milestone through a series of online events. Our second session features a special conversation with past and present institutional leaders. Moderated by CTV’s Nafeesa Karim, this promises to be an engaging discussion filled with insights into the history of the Ismaili Centre, alongside footage from the Centre’s archives. Past Council for Canada President Farouk Verjee and past Council for British Columbia President Bahadur Karim will share their experiences and fondest memories of the Centre’s opening ceremony. Discover the vision, conversations, and experiences that helped establish the Ismaili Centre, Vancouver as a keystone of our community in Canada. The session will close with Council for British Columbia President Samir Manji offering his reflections on the Ismaili Centre, Vancouver.
This primary webinar aims to help with improving your understanding of common difficulties children might encounter when learning maths, knowledge of how number concepts are taught at school, confidence in using strategies, and activities to support maths development at home.
The Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center presents an up-close and personal look at the George W. Bush presidency as captured by Eric Draper during his eight years as the Director of the White House Photo Office and President Bush’s personal photographer. Join us for a moderated discussion on Draper’s journey as a photojournalist and a behind-the-scenes look at some of the iconic images he captured.⁣
The Ismaili Centre, London, presents an exciting and humorous conversation between Dr. Mohamed Keshavjee, author of "Diasporic Distractions: New Faces in New Places”, and East African Swahili playwright Dr. Farouk Topan. Together they explore the existential realities of Asians in Africa during the 20th century, utilising popular fiction and anecdotes.
In recognition of the upcoming International Day of Democracy, the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center is pleased to bring you, “Strengthening Our Democracy.” Join us for conversations with U.S. Senator David Perdue and Candidate Jon Ossoff as they share their views on democracy and how to strengthen the United States of America.
ITREB USA - Al-Waeza Dilshad Keshwani shares a perspective on “Global Brotherhood Through the Lens of the Constitution” for the on-demand series entitled Perspectives: Viewing the World through the Lens of the Ismaili Imamat.
UK Jurisdiction program includes an inspiring talk by Fahim Dhalla on "Imagine: A talk on Social Justice and Environmental Stewardship". This will be followed by a memorable video entitled: "Heritage and Homage, The Jubilees on the Ismaili Imamat including footage of Mawlana Hazar Imam.
Presented in Arabic by Dr Ruba Tabari, clinical director and educational psychologist, this webinar explores the importance of maintaining one's own self-care while also caring for children.
The Future of Leadership and Wellbeing – As part of their Special Lecture Series, the Aga Khan University (AKU) presents a special event on leadership and wellbeing, with world-renowned public speaker Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP.
Part two of the two-part Global STEM Festival Finale! Celebrate the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) talent of our children and youth across the world by watching their submitted projects, meet STEM experts and try some experiments at home with us! To join us and participate, you will need two glasses and one piece of paper.
Part one of the two-part Global STEM Festival Finale! Celebrate the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) talent of our children and youth across the world by watching their submitted projects, meet STEM experts and try some experiments at home with us! To join us and participate, you will need a plastic bag, scissors, string, and a small object or weight.
In today’s environment, it is extremely important to be a high performer in order to have a competitive advantage. Learning strategies for high performance can enable students, parents, and young professionals to stay ahead of the game. Aleem Nasser, BComm, BA, MBA., is a high-performance success coach, university instructor, speaker, author, and TedX speaker. Aleem recently did a TEDx Talk on his “Equation for Success”, where he spoke about how he has been able to use his formula to help over 2000 students and professionals achieve significantly better results in their lives, while also improving their mental and emotional state. Aleem Nasser, as he discusses: Best practices for learning, including methods that focus on both a physical and mental mindset. Why our mindset is the most critical component to success in and out of the classroom/workspace, and how we can develop and enhance it. How to improve upon traditional models of learning to obtain better results and become more efficient and productive. What parents and teachers can do to inspire and better support students to achieve their goals.
The Ismaili Centres are proud to present Visionary Voices: Conversations on the 35th Anniversary of the Ismaili Centre, Vancouver. Please join us for a special event featuring a discussion with former Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney. Mr. Mulroney reflects back on the vision for the Centre, its significance as a symbol of the Ismaili community's contributions to Canada, and its untapped potential to fulfill even more of these hopes and aspirations in the years ahead.
This Q&A webinar answers parents' questions about returning back to primary schools post lockdown. The webinar is hosted by panellists Atifa Sayani and Aliya Boghani who are both experienced in the education field.
As defined by the Global Centre for Pluralism, pluralism is an ethic of respect for diversity. Diversity in society is a fact, but how societies respond to diversity is a choice. Pluralism results from the daily decisions taken by a community to actively engage across differences and embrace difference as a strength. Join this esteemed group of panelists as they explore, through lived experiences and discussion:
  • How pluralism helps us engage with diversity
  • How the arts help us transform academic perceptions of pluralism into action
  • How we can practically engage in pluralism as individuals
  • The program will reinforce unity through a sense of belonging, especially during this time of isolation.
How is the pandemic affecting our caregivers, specifically mothers with young children? Watch this webinar which will focus on the presentation of COVID-19 in newborn babies and young children, as well as COVID-19 transmission in breast milk. Our panel will also aim to equip mothers with coping strategies to help their young kids deal with mental health challenges related to COVID-19. Lastly, we hope to provide mothers with tools to help them manage their own COVID-19-related anxiety.
Presented in English by Dr Ruba Tabari, clinical director and educational psychologist, this webinar explores the importance of maintaining one's own self-care while also caring for children.

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