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Sugar Land Mayor Joe Zimmerman, the Sugar Land City Council, I-CERV team members, and leadership of the Ismaili Council for the Southwestern United States at the Sugar Land City Council meeting on February 6, 2018.

City of Sugar Land’s Council recognized the Ismaili Muslim I-CERV volunteers for receiving the Points of Light Foundation’s Daily Point of Light Award for their volunteer work related to Hurricane Harvey.

Aliyah Shaikh with her team "Starlights" at the opening exhibition at their home rink, representing the Skokie Valley Club in Buffalo Grove, Illinois 2017

A synchronized figure skater exceeded all expectations when she brought home the gold in the 2017 Zagreb Snowflakes Trophy in Croatia.

Volunteers of all ages celebrate as they exceed the goal of packing 60,000 meals in celebration of 60 years of Imamat.

With the spirit of Thanksgiving, more than 500 Ismaili volunteers, aged eight years and above, gathered at the Atlanta Northeast Jamatkhana to fight hunger and food insecurity in metro-Atlanta.  The Ismaili Council for the Southeastern United States, in partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) and Feeding Children Everywhere, organized the 60 for 60: I-CERV Day of Service, with the goal of preparing 60,000 meals in commemoration of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee. 

Shamim Jiwani, a passionate early childhood educator based in Naperville, IL
Two educators build unexpected careers in education when they move to America - one preparing kids from infancy, and the other readying students for adulthood.
Shahzadi Khan at Houston Baptist University, where she obtained her nursing degree.

Growing up in Hunza, Northern Pakistan, Shahzadi Khan and her family lived a comfortable life. Her father was a teacher at the Aga Khan School and earned an income sufficient to support his family, so Shahzadi went to boarding school, and she and her siblings focused only on their studies.