We are delighted to be joined this week by trailblazers Mobina Jaffer, Canadian Senator, and Nurjehan Mawani, former Chair and CEO of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, to discuss their life-long service in advancing the public good. Chronicling their successes, barriers to progress as well as sources of inspiration and strength, each of our special guests offers insight into challenges faced as Muslim women in public service. ⠀
We are delighted to be joined this week by trailblazers Mobina Jaffer, Canadian Senator, and Nurjehan Mawani, former Chair and CEO of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, to discuss their life-long service in advancing the public good. Chronicling their successes, barriers to progress as well as sources of inspiration and strength, each of our special guests offers insight into challenges faced as Muslim women in public service.
Friday Night Reflections, we are delighted to be joined by Dr. Mahmoud Eboo, Diplomatic Representative of the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat and AKDN in Canada, who has served in the Jamat's institutional leadership for over three decades. Dr. Eboo will sit down with host Farah Nasser for a wide-ranging conversation exploring the Ismaili Imamat's engagement in Canada, the role of the AKDN diplomatic representative, the establishment by Mawlana Hazar Imam of the Seat of the Imamat in Portugal, and the critical role members of the Jamat can play in advancing a more informed understanding of the work of the Imamat and its contributions to the advancement of peaceful, pluralist societies.
Friday Night Reflections, we are delighted to be joined by Dr. Mahmoud Eboo, Diplomatic Representative of the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat and AKDN in Canada, who has served in the Jamat's institutional leadership for over three decades. Dr. Eboo will sit down with host Farah Nasser for a wide-ranging conversation exploring the Ismaili Imamat's engagement in Canada, the role of the AKDN diplomatic representative, the establishment by Mawlana Hazar Imam of the Seat of the Imamat in Portugal, and the critical role members of the Jamat can play in advancing a more informed understanding of the work of the Imamat and its contributions to the advancement of peaceful, pluralist societies.
Friday Night Reflections. We will explore the notion of service in the Ismaili tradition, sitting down with Shams G. Vellani, who has served within the Imamat Institutions for many decades and in various capacities. This week's episode will also feature an excerpt from the film entitled A Century of Service, commemorating 100 years of the IVC and celebrating the spirit of volunteerism in our Jamat.
President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha will provide an update on recent developments and our collective response to the pandemic. We will also commemorate World Teachers’ Day by celebrating the educators in our Jamat who are leading us through this crisis and shaping the future minds of our Jamat. Joined by STEP teachers, we will explore Mawlana Hazar Imam's vision for a holistic, high-quality secondary education rooted in our history, values, and ethics.
We will explore the notion of service in the Ismaili tradition, sitting down with Shams G. Vellani, who has served within the Imamat Institutions for many decades and in various capacities. This week's episode will also feature an excerpt from the film entitled A Century of Service, commemorating 100 years of the IVC and celebrating the spirit of volunteerism in our Jamat.
Friday Night Reflections - Connecting the Human and Divine: Gardens of Paradise. We are joined by Luis Monreal, for a conversation on the work of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and its development of parks, gardens, and public spaces around the world. Learn how these inspired spaces serve to connect the past and the present, the human and the divine, and transform the lives of the communities they serve.
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.
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.

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