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Positive developments at the Ismaili Economic Forum included collaborative efforts by businesses to further women’s empowerment and financial literacy to prepare women for corporate board participation.

Over 500 delegates from the Jamats of Eastern, Central, and Southern Africa gathered for the launch of the Ismaili Economic Forum (IEF) held in Nairobi in April 2019. The Forum was organised to bring together Ismaili businesses, professionals, and entrepreneurs, to discuss and respond to rapid change in Africa and advancements in technology on the continent, and to build economic and knowledge capacity within the Jamat. 

Pait Puja ladies with WAP members at Snack Counter during Youth Sports program in Academy

They say “Nothing connects to the heart better than Homemade Food“ and Women’s Activity Portfolio (WAP) team did exactly that with their initiative called “Pait Puja”. A Program that provides home makers a platform to do what they do best i.e. Make some delicious home cooked food and be able to sell it too.   

Yeh, you heard it right!

It’s a journey on cycle

A journey of passion

A journey once explored

That stayed with him forever.

Little did he know when he started this journey

Just how far it would take him.

 

Participants of Coffee Connect with guest speakers Divanshu Kumar and Samyak Jain.

‘Coffee Connect’, a first of its kind progamme held at Pallavaram (Chennai) on 13th January 2019, which was a joint endeavor by the AKYSB and AKES, Bengaluru. The programme was ideated and executed by youth and was aimed at inspiring and motivating members of the Jamat in the age group of 13 to 23 years. It was, in fact, an interesting fusion of AKYSB’s ‘Cafe@YSB’ and AKES’s ‘Knowledge, Network and Coffee’ programmes.

Lighting of the lamp by Ms Nimet Reiner, Director, AKES during the Hostel day celebrations.

Aga Khan Hostel, Hyderabad celebrated its Hostel Day in January when Ms Nimet Reiner, Director of AKES Global graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. We bring to you the highlights of the event.

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