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Rufayda's desire to learn more about the relationship between business and sustainability led her to pursue a job with a science-based pollination startup.
Rufayda's desire to learn more about the relationship between business and sustainability led her to pursue a job with a science-based pollination startup.
Young Ismailis prepare for a future economy
Young Ismailis prepare for a future economy
27 February 2021

The complex challenges facing our increasingly volatile world — from climate change to rural development to security — are also a source of opportunity for the next generation of leaders and changemakers. Around the world, young Ismailis like Rufayda Dhamani, Nurmuhammad Butabekov, and Aleem Rehmtulla are taking creative approaches to address these issues and prepare for the future of the global economy.

Pandemic perseverance: Pursuing your dreams during Covid-19
Pandemic perseverance: Pursuing your dreams during Covid-19
27 February 2021

I always saw the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) as a daunting exam; nevertheless, the fact that so many students would be taking it with me physically gave me some sense of moral support, even if that support was coming from strangers.

The skills needed for our future financial security are likely to be centred on what makes us human, and differentiates us from technology.
The skills needed for our future financial security are likely to be centred on what makes us human, and differentiates us from technology.
Take control of your financial destiny
Take control of your financial destiny
25 February 2021

With the rapidly changing world we find ourselves in, individuals and families are having to face an ever-fluctuating economy and changing patterns of employment. Yasmin Jetha, a non-executive director of the NatWest Group Plc, the Nation Media Group in East Africa, and the Guardian Media Group in the UK, shares her thoughts on navigating these changes and working towards long-term economic empowerment.

Financial Technology (fintech) innovations could help global society to overcome our most pressing challenges.
Financial Technology (fintech) innovations could help global society to overcome our most pressing challenges.
The role of financial technology in shaping sustainable futures
The role of financial technology in shaping sustainable futures
24 February 2021

Over the last decade, digitalisation has disrupted finance across developed and emerging markets, giving rise to an explosion of financial technology — otherwise known as “fintech” — startups and platforms, impacting every aspect of finance, starting with access, availability, and affordability.

New show on The Ismaili TV explores achievements of Trailblazers among the global Jamat
New show on The Ismaili TV explores achievements of Trailblazers among the global Jamat
24 February 2021

Trailblazers, a new original series airing exclusively on the Ismaili TV, will showcase Ismaili professionals from around the world who have demonstrated excellence in their respective fields.

Five tips for coping with financial stress
Five tips for coping with financial stress
23 February 2021

Many aspects of our daily lives can cause stress and coping with these stresses is an important element of maintaining our mental wellbeing. One of the leading causes of stress is financial circumstance. Many people are dealing with job loss, increasing debt, and unexpected expenses, especially during this time of uncertainty. Here are five tips to assist you in coping with financial stresses.

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Music video: Hum Hai Ghulam-e Ali
20 February 2021

To coincide with the occasion of Yawm-e Ali, The Ismaili is pleased to present Hum Hai Ghulam-e Ali, a devotional composition in praise of Hazrat Ali.

By harnessing imagination and creativity, filmmaking and architecture have the potential to transform people’s lives and mindsets.
By harnessing imagination and creativity, filmmaking and architecture have the potential to transform people’s lives and mindsets.
Creating something from nothing
Creating something from nothing
15 February 2021

Whether through film, design, or other media, the arts allow individuals to express themselves and their communities, and remake the world at large through their work.

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Music video: Durood O Salam
15 February 2021

The Ismaili is pleased to present a rendition of Durood O Salam, a much-loved composition, originally performed by Kamal Taj, for the occasion of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s visit to the United States Jamat in 1986.

Ismailis around the world rise to economic challenges posed by Covid-19
Ismailis around the world rise to economic challenges posed by Covid-19
12 February 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has put economies around the world to the test. Unemployment has reached alarming levels, many industries have seen massive declines in revenue, and business models once thought reliable were disrupted. Surviving these circumstances required building new skill sets, adjusting career plans, and revising business strategies at an unprecedented pace. Inspiring stories have emerged of Ismailis who met these challenges with resilience as well as community institutions that stepped up to support the Jamat through times of hardship.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated on 11 February every year to promote full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls.
International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated on 11 February every year to promote full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls.
Pioneering scientists formulate plans for a better world
Pioneering scientists formulate plans for a better world
10 February 2021

Despite recent advancements in science and technology, there is still much to discover and accomplish to improve lives across the globe. Women and girls continue to play a leading role in this regard, not least via the sciences, while members of the Ismaili community are at the forefront of this field, working to better understand our world and make it a better place for us all.

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Video: Saving for generations to come
7 February 2021

Due to the harsh climate in Immit, Northern Pakistan, the local soils require labour-intensive work to become suitable for cultivation, and the low income earned from farming leaves no money to save, so Sharifullah began to look elsewhere for his livelihood.

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