Shamim Semmy has provided care for numerous coronavirus patients and though it is difficult to enforce strict isolation protocols, she has persevered and taken it in stride.
Many in the Jamat around the country have been moved by the lack of adequate personal protective equipment available to healthcare workers and other frontline responders during this COVID-19 crisis. These dedicated professionals are risking their own lives to save others. Others have been concerned about the plight of those unable to work, and who are finding it difficult to provide food for their families at this time.
The Council for the Central US provides much-needed items to the community during this health crisis.
JoIn us for a relaxing Yoga Class for all ages!
For Sofia Babool, a 20-year-old sophomore studying neuroscience at the University of Texas at Dallas, conversation in recent weeks has centered around Covid-19. The world seems to be on pause; her school, favorite coffee shop, everything in her life has been turned upside down.
For Nurse Appreciation Week, we are recounting the stories and struggles of a few of our nurses who care for us, especially during the current health crisis.
A self-taught musician and artist from Hunza overcomes cultural barriers to help local artists perform in Lisbon.
A Dallas IPN event draws attendees to hear about the latest economic conditions affecting Texas
The Ismaili Community Engaged in Responsible Volunteering (I-CERV) organization in the Central United States recognized for community service and for educating the Jamat.
With her wit and commanding presence, Chief Judge Barbara Lynn of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas engaged an audience of legal professionals, students, and community members with a discourse entitled, “From the Bench: Civics in Action.” Judge Lynn is the first female partner of a Dallas law firm, and after her appointment by former President Bill Clinton to the bench and confirmed by the Senate, the first woman to hold the position of Chief Judge of the Northern District of Texas, in 2016.
“Envision an empty chair in the room and think about who’s not there. Who doesn’t have a voice at the table and who’s not in the room?” asks Diversity, Equity & Inclusion specialist Farzana Nayani. “Think about the people who may not have the privileges and power that we do based on our successes or on the lot that we were given in life.”
Highlighting excellence in all aspects of education, State of Texas leaders met with representatives from the Aga Khan Academies, President of Council for Central USA, and Rizwan Sheikh, member of the Steering Committee for the Texas Agreement of Cooperation at Plano Jamatkhana on August 21, 2019.