This is the official website of the Ismaili Muslim community in the United States.

The Shia Ismaili Muslims are a community of ethnically and culturally diverse peoples living in over 25 countries around the world, united in their allegiance to His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan (known to the Ismailis as Mawlana Hazar Imam) as the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader), and direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family).

 

National News and Events

Alaudin Bhanji receiving NASA's Outstanding Leadership Award, in 2014. He is with the (then) Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Dr. Charles Elachi (L), and Dr. John M. Grunsfeld, Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA.
Asteroid named after Ismaili scientist
14 May 2019 | Article

It is a rare and historic honor to have an object in space...

AKU nurses Salima Pirani (Dallas) and Amina Huda (California) review patient records during their volunteer shift.
Ismaili Health Professionals Provide Medical Care to Northern California Fire Survivors
6 February 2019 | Article
“Thank you again for all you are doing to help staff the shelter. You and all the Aga...
Purnur Ilolova, National ITREB Member, and other attendees at the Leadership Training Program.
Leadership Training Program: Paving the Way for the Next Generation of Leaders
31 December 2018 | Article

With the mission of inspiring and empowering new leaders, the inaugural cycle of the...

The DJAC was an event organized by the Council for USA and the Ismaili Professionals Network (IPN). The organizing and leadership team pose for a picture.
Diamond Jubilee Alliances Conference takes place in Dallas
10 October 2018 | Article

“As a Jamat, we are fortunate to have access to the best education and opportunity to build...

Featured Stories

Alaudin Bhanji receiving NASA's Outstanding Leadership Award, in 2014. He is with the (then) Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Dr. Charles Elachi (L), and Dr. John M. Grunsfeld, Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA.
Asteroid named after Ismaili scientist
14 May 2019 | Article

It is a rare and historic honor to have an object in space...

Illustration of an Artificial Intelligence brain.
Artificial Intelligence: Will it Transform Civilization?
21 April 2019 | Article

“Just as electricity transformed almost everything 100 years...

Women's flag football teams competing at the 2015 United States Ismaili Games held in Dallas, Texas.
Sports As Recreation: More Than Just Exercise
19 April 2019 | Article

Sports have been part of the human experience since history...

Afshi Charania
On Women’s Day 2019, A Look at American Ismaili Women in Leadership
7 March 2019 | Article

Four Definitions of Success, One Message from Ismaili Women...

Arts & Culture

The tour ended at the magnificent green domed Masjid Malcolm Shabazz which was founded in 1956. The mosque hosts interfaith congregants, a school, and continues to be a hub of religious life in a rapidly-changing corner of Harlem.
Discovering Islam in New York City: a tour of its Muslim History
9 June 2019 | Article

Muslims have been a part of New York City, even before New York was a city. Records show...

Prince Amyn delivers remarks upon accepting the 31st annual Hadrian Award.
Video: Prince Amyn presented with 2018 Hadrian Award
24 October 2018 | Video

On 23 October, Prince Amyn was presented with the 2018 Hadrian Award by World Monuments...

Lorna B. Goodman, Chair of the World Monuments Fund, presents the 2018 Hadrian Award to Prince Amyn.
Prince Amyn honoured at World Monuments Fund’s Hadrian Gala
22 October 2018 | Article

The World Monuments Fund honoured Prince Amyn at the 31st annual Hadrian Gala on 23 October...

Salim Rahimi, Hon. Sec of the Council for the Central US, welcoming the artists, speakers, and guests to the dinner at Plano Jamatkhana.
Council for Central US Cosponsors Art Symposium
12 September 2018 | Article

“Diversity is not a burden to be endured, but an opportunity to be welcomed,” said...