Sundays with US: This episode shines a light on the success stories of women in our Jamat as changemakers in their communities, and also includes a session called "Perspective: Fulfilling the Vision of Gender Equity in Islam" by Alwaeza Dorrah Nensey.
Sports have been part of the human experience throughout history. Sports teaches respect for others, teamwork, and sportsmanship, but also requires humility, patience, perseverance, and commitment. Join ESPN's Nabil Karim, as we explore one of the unifying forces in our world today: sports. In this episode, Nabil sits down with Sherali Najak, Senior Producer of Hockey Night in Canada, Faizal Khamisa, Sportsnet anchor, and Salimah Mussani, a professional golfer and coach to discuss how sports can be a vehicle towards progress and strengthening community bonds. Also watch inspiring stories of Ismaili athletes who are competing at different levels and pursuing their dreams.
Friday Night Reflections - In honour of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the University of Central Asia through an international treaty signed by the Presidents of the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, and Mawlana Hazar Imam, join Dr. Shamsh Kassim-Lakha, Chairman of the University of Central Asia Board of Trustees, and host Rahim Moloo, as we reflect on Mawlana Hazar Imam's vision in creating a university serving mountain communities.
Friday Night Reflections - Dispatches from Afghanistan - Join President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha, Ambassador Sheherazade Hirji, AKDN Diplomatic Representative to Afghanistan, and host Qudsia Saadat, as we travel across the globe to learn about how the pandemic has impacted the region and its people, and how AKDN agencies have responded to support the population. Offered in English.
SUNDAYS WITH US as we explore mindfulness. Mindfulness helps us to nurture the relationship with body and mind.⁣
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.
Friday Night Reflections - Dispatches from Afghanistan - Join President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha, Ambassador Sheherazade Hirji, AKDN Diplomatic Representative to Afghanistan, and host Qudsia Saadat, as we travel across the globe to learn about how the pandemic has impacted the region and its people, and how AKDN agencies have responded to support the population. Offered in Farsi.
FARSI - This evening, join President Kassim-Lakha, and host Farkhunda Niazi, as we explore the challenges and successes of the Jamat's migration to Canada and the achievements of the Jamat in overcoming barriers to building a better life and becoming essential to the fabric of this country. The program will also include an abridged version of the Diamond Jubilee production, Rihla: A Journey from Roots to Dreams, telling the story of the diversity of cultures within our community. Delivered in Farsi.
Weekly online connection, SUNDAYS WITH US. This week, we will view the film, Close to Home: Al-Khimyah, written and directed by Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan. The film explores the work of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in the historic city of Cairo. ⁣
UK Jurisdiction programme messages from President of the UK National Council and UK Darkhana Mukhi-Kamadias who will provide a message to the Jamat regarding the reopening of Jamatkhanas. This will be followed by an insightful video which has not yet been shown about the opening of the solo exhibition ’Seeing through Babel’ which was officially opened by Prince Amyn Aga Khan in July 2019. The video also features speeches by Prince Amyn Aga Khan, Dr. Henry Kim, and a musical performance by Kovork Mourad. Lastly, a documentary entitled ‘Where Families and Mountains Meet’ is shown. This documentary explores Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, and the dramatic changes that followed in the area after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the subsequent civil war.

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