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“If a door hasn’t opened, you haven’t kicked it hard enough”, said Obaid-Chinoy as she talked about her career as a documentary filmmaker and journalist.  During a moderated conversation with Ahad Lakhani, Obaid-Chinoy shared her passion for human rights, women’s issues, the disenfranchised and marginalized.

Jamati members stand with the Fanous outside the White House in Washington, DC. JG/TheIsmaili.org

The Jubilee Games Fanous was celebrated across all seven regions of the United States, where the American Jamat resides.

 

Men’s doubles tennis – Canada A vs. Canada B.

Ismailis across Canada were brought together by the Jubilee Games Fanous, and in a few day’s time over 330 athletes and coaching staff from Canada will take in its glow in Dubai together with their brothers and sisters from around the world.

The Fanous completes the final leg of its global journey as it reaches the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Jubilee Games in Dubai, UAE. JG/Mirza Tabraiz

The 2016 Jubilee Games Theme Song embodies the essence of the Jubilee Games for athletes, volunteers and spectators alike: Dream to excel in everything you do; compete to achieve excellence in sports or your passion in life; and pledge to unite as a community sharing common values.

Men’s cricket – India vs. Kenya.

The Jubilee Games Fanous has reached every Jamatkhana in Kenya. It has travelled to Kisii, Kisumu and its districts, Nakuru, Mombasa, and Nairobi. Reflecting the Kenyan Jamat's concern for the protection of wildlife, the Fanous visited Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife, and various Serena Hotels properties.

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