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The principal entrance of the Ismaili Centre, Vancouver, takes the form of a niche, emanating a lamp-like light.
The principal entrance of the Ismaili Centre, Vancouver, takes the form of a niche, emanating a lamp-like light.
Celebrating 35 years of the Ismaili Centre Vancouver
Celebrating 35 years of the Ismaili Centre Vancouver
22 August 2020

Thirty-five years ago, on 23 August 1985, the then Canadian Prime Minister, The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, officially opened the Ismaili Centre Vancouver in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam, marking a moment of great historical significance for the Jamat in Canada and around the world.

TEDxOudMetha explored a theme of “Exponential Impact,” assembling decision-makers and thought leaders across a variety of industries.
TEDxOudMetha explored a theme of “Exponential Impact,” assembling decision-makers and thought leaders across a variety of industries.
Ismaili spaces around the world open doors to dialogue on inclusivity
Ismaili spaces around the world open doors to dialogue on inclusivity
28 February 2020

Promoting inclusivity and accessibility, Ismaili Centres and Jamatkhanas around the world are opening their doors to dialogue and conversation – a cornerstone to pluralism and a long-standing tradition of our faith.

To support women during the postpartum period, simple gestures such as offering to pick up groceries, making a meal, or taking the baby for a walk can have a positive impact.
To support women during the postpartum period, simple gestures such as offering to pick up groceries, making a meal, or taking the baby for a walk can have a positive impact.
Breaking down barriers in maternal mental health
Breaking down barriers in maternal mental health
28 February 2020

“Women are twice as likely as men to experience depression and anxiety, yet three times more likely to experience barriers to accessing mental healthcare,” explained Dr Simone Vigod during a session entitled Healthy Moms, Healthy Families – Breaking Down Barriers to Maternal Mental Healthcare at the Ismaili Centre Toronto in early February. 

A Hackathon Dubai participant consults with a facilitator to determine if his group is on the right track.
A Hackathon Dubai participant consults with a facilitator to determine if his group is on the right track.
Hackathon Dubai empowers youth to address today’s technological challenges
Hackathon Dubai empowers youth to address today’s technological challenges
27 January 2020

The Ismaili Centre, Dubai held its first two-day Hackathon recently, which introduced 35 young individuals to real-world technological problems and challenged them to identify sustainable global solutions.

Developing analytical thinking, human interaction and confidence through Lego Robotics
Developing analytical thinking, human interaction and confidence through Lego Robotics
14 December 2019
Lead design architect Farshid Moussavi, Mawlana Hazar Imam, landscape architect Thomas L. Woltz, and Ismaili Council for the United States President Al-Karim Alidina survey the future site of the Ismaili Center Houston from above.
Lead design architect Farshid Moussavi, Mawlana Hazar Imam, landscape architect Thomas L. Woltz, and Ismaili Council for the United States President Al-Karim Alidina survey the future site of the Ismaili Center Houston from above.
Mawlana Hazar Imam visits Ismaili Centre Houston site
Mawlana Hazar Imam visits Ismaili Centre Houston site
22 November 2019

Mawlana Hazar Imam toured the site of the Ismaili Center Houston yesterday, 22 November, alongside the Center’s design team and the leadership of the USA Jamat. During his trip, Mawlana Hazar Imam also met with City of Houston Mayor the Honorable Sylvester Turner. 

President Amiruddin Thanawala congratulating the appointed Student Officers
President Amiruddin Thanawala congratulating the appointed Student Officers
Ismaili Youth Model United Nations launches at the Ismaili Centre Dubai
Ismaili Youth Model United Nations launches at the Ismaili Centre Dubai
11 November 2019
Bangladeshi folk and cultural dances performed by the Srishti Cultural Group
Bangladeshi folk and cultural dances performed by the Srishti Cultural Group
Bangladesh Culture, Heritage and Cuisine Celebration at Ismaili Centre, Dubai
Bangladesh Culture, Heritage and Cuisine Celebration at Ismaili Centre, Dubai
21 June 2019

The Embassy of Bangladesh, Abu Dhabi and the Consulate General of Bangladesh, Dubai hosted a cultural evening in partnership with the Ismaili Community at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai on April 21, 2019.

Ismaili Centre Dubai is knowledge partner for Harvard Club of the UAE sponsored Harvard Student-Led Innovation Challenge Dubai 2019
Ismaili Centre Dubai is knowledge partner for Harvard Club of the UAE sponsored Harvard Student-Led Innovation Challenge Dubai 2019
25 May 2019
AKDN Lunch at The Ismaili Centre Dubai
AKDN Lunch at The Ismaili Centre Dubai
25 May 2019
 Attendees had the opportunity to share a pledge on how to end the stigma around mental illness in support of Bell Let’s Talk Day
 Attendees had the opportunity to share a pledge on how to end the stigma around mental illness in support of Bell Let’s Talk Day
Joining the conversation. Helping to end the stigma around mental illness.
Joining the conversation. Helping to end the stigma around mental illness.
3 April 2019
On January 30, 2019, Bell Let’s Talk Day, the Ismaili Centre, Toronto launched a three-part series - Minding the Gap: A Conversation on Mental Health from Stigma to Treatment Innovation.
Elaha Soroor performs at the Ismaili Centre, London in October 2017.
Elaha Soroor performs at the Ismaili Centre, London in October 2017.
Music @ One at the Ismaili Centre London: Building bridges and breaking down barriers
Music @ One at the Ismaili Centre London: Building bridges and breaking down barriers
26 March 2019

We humans share our culture through many forms of creative expression, which together embody the arts. Arts encompass multiple ways of channelling creative impulses through poetry and literature, visual, imaginary, and performance. Over time, culture informs, shapes, and transforms the way human society comes to present various art forms which it learns to cherish and covet as civilisations evolve and progress.

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