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.
Tania Budhiraja (UK) explains how to support a child's health and development in their early years, including managing anxieties.
This presentation addresses how stress and anxiety impacts parents and young children, discusses tips for parents to better care for themselves, and offers parenting strategies to help young children cope with the sudden new changes in their lives.
Educate your mind and be inspired by IIS scholar Dr Omar Ali de Unzaga who introduces the Rasa‘il Ikhwan al-Safa’ (Epistles of the Brethren of Purity). The Ikhwan al-Safa (Brethren of Purity), the anonymous adepts of a tenth-century esoteric fraternity based in Basra and Baghdad, hold an eminent position in the history of science and philosophy in Islam due to the wide reception and assimilation of their monumental encyclopaedia, the Rasa‘il Ikhwan al-Safa’ (Epistles of the Brethren of Purity).
We all feel the pressure to have it all, but many of us struggle to keep the demands of our professional, personal and family lives equal. Zaynah Khanbhai (Kenya) provides some tips to create that perfect balance.
We all feel the pressure to have it all, but many of us struggle to keep the demands of our professional, personal and family lives equal. Zaynah Khanbhai (Kenya) provides some tips to create that perfect balance.
We all feel the pressure to have it all, but many of us struggle to keep the demands of our professional, personal and family lives equal. Zaynah Khanbhai (Kenya) provides some tips to create that perfect balance.
We all feel the pressure to have it all, but many of us struggle to keep the demands of our professional, personal and family lives equal. Zaynah Khanbhai (Kenya) provides some tips to create that perfect balance.
Tasneem Ramji, a Child Psychologist, talks about learning through play followed by a Q&A
The final part in a three-part series where women participate in honest conversations with each other about surviving the pandemic, this webinar will focus on getting along as a family. Presented by the Ismaili Women's Committee and the Aga Khan Health Board Kenya.
The second in a three-part series where women participate in honest conversations with each other about surviving the pandemic, this webinar will focus on social isolation and loneliness. Presented by the Ismaili Women's Committee and the Aga Khan Health Board Kenya.
The first in a three-part series where women participate in honest conversations with each other about surviving the pandemic, this webinar will focus on burnout and balance. Presented by the Ismaili Women's Committee and the Aga Khan Health Board Kenya.
In November 2019, Prince Hussain offered guided tours to Ismaili youth and children visiting his photographic exhibit in Lisbon. The exhibition features over 100 photos depicting the beauty, fragility, and diversity of marine life, reflecting Prince Hussain’s ecological and environmental concerns.

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