Southeastern US

Dean Cole of the School of Architecture and Construction Management at KSU, and Prof Khan, Distinguished Professor of Architecture and Historic Preservation at Roger Williams University, listen to the introduction by Pres Murad Abdullah, at the event.
Dean Cole of the School of Architecture and Construction Management at KSU, and Prof Khan, Distinguished Professor of Architecture and Historic Preservation at Roger Williams University, listen to the introduction by Pres Murad Abdullah, at the event.
Celebrating Pluralism in Architecture
Celebrating Pluralism in Architecture
7 December 2017

The architecture of any society reflects a community’s aspirations, aesthetic sense, economic well-being and level of technological advancement. More importantly, architecture helps shape the vision of society. 

Shamim Jiwani, a passionate early childhood educator based in Naperville, IL
Shamim Jiwani, a passionate early childhood educator based in Naperville, IL
Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn
Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn
7 December 2017
Two educators build unexpected careers in education when they move to America - one preparing kids from infancy, and the other readying students for adulthood.
Emory University’s President Claire Sterk honors three Ismaili graduates as Emory University's 100 Senior Honorary for 2017. (From left): Naveed Noordin, Areesh Abdulla, President Sterk, and Karishma Ratnani.
Emory University’s President Claire Sterk honors three Ismaili graduates as Emory University's 100 Senior Honorary for 2017. (From left): Naveed Noordin, Areesh Abdulla, President Sterk, and Karishma Ratnani.
Three Ismailis among Emory’s best students in 2017
Three Ismailis among Emory’s best students in 2017
12 November 2017

2017 was a monumental year for Ismaili students graduating from Emory.

Mayor Kasim Reed poses with women attending Atlanta's first Iftar dinner in June 2017.
Mayor Kasim Reed poses with women attending Atlanta's first Iftar dinner in June 2017.
Atlanta’s First Iftar
Atlanta’s First Iftar
12 November 2017

Iftar dinners are occasions for Muslims and interfaith groups to share a meal during breaking of the fast in the holy month of Ramadan. Mayor Kasim Reed hosted City of Atlanta’s first Iftar dinner on June 20, 2017. 

Salim Bhatia, Director of Academies, gives an introduction about the Aga Khan Development Network and the Aga Khan Academies at the event.
Salim Bhatia, Director of Academies, gives an introduction about the Aga Khan Development Network and the Aga Khan Academies at the event.
Developing Globally-minded Leaders
Developing Globally-minded Leaders
12 November 2017
Global-minded leaders are those who understand the world’s most daunting challenges, are aware of cultural, religious and socioeconomic differences, and can facilitate dialogue and solutions that foster opportunities for humanity.  
Sameera Rajpari
Sameera Rajpari
Holy Water in a Water Bottle
Holy Water in a Water Bottle
9 October 2017

As an Ismaili Muslim, born in Karachi, and raised in the suburbs of Alabama, my faith has reflected directly in my patient care.

Youth unlock the treasures of love and light at the One Jamat performance of "Light Upon Light."
Youth unlock the treasures of love and light at the One Jamat performance of "Light Upon Light."
The Arts Unite the Jamat in an Epic Display of Love and Light
The Arts Unite the Jamat in an Epic Display of Love and Light
6 October 2017

Diamond Jubilee performances unite the Southeast Jamat

Actively involved in community initiatives, Izzat Nurani serves as a volunteer with the Southeast Golden Club for Seniors.
Actively involved in community initiatives, Izzat Nurani serves as a volunteer with the Southeast Golden Club for Seniors.
A Glimpse into the Lives of Our Elders
A Glimpse into the Lives of Our Elders
6 September 2017

During the trek from Uganda to Nairobi for Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Takht Nashini, the truck carrying Izzat Nurani’s family overturned, killing two of her loved ones and injuring several others.

Two young children pick up on subtle themes and messages that were hidden in the Early Childhood section of the Reflections Lounge.
Two young children pick up on subtle themes and messages that were hidden in the Early Childhood section of the Reflections Lounge.
Engaging Active Learners in the ‘ECD Zone’
Engaging Active Learners in the ‘ECD Zone’
20 August 2017

Youngsters experiencing their first Jubilee explore the significance of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee.

A young boy colors in the Early Childhood section of the Reflections Lounge on July 11, 2017.
A young boy colors in the Early Childhood section of the Reflections Lounge on July 11, 2017.
Southeast United States Celebrates 60 Years of Imamat
Southeast United States Celebrates 60 Years of Imamat
14 August 2017

It was a day of memories as the Southeast Jamat celebrated the Diamond Jubilee in Atlanta.

Kabir Laiwalla addresses the audience at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting.
Kabir Laiwalla addresses the audience at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting.
$70,000 in Scholarships awarded by Platinum Federal Credit Union
$70,000 in Scholarships awarded by Platinum Federal Credit Union
27 July 2017

In the six years since its inception, the scholarship program has gone from five awards valued at $1,000 each to 28 scholarships valued at $2,500 each (totaling $70,000) this year.

Cousul General Nagesh Singh addresses the audience.
Cousul General Nagesh Singh addresses the audience.
Culture, Economy and Quality of Life: India's Humayun's Tomb
Culture, Economy and Quality of Life: India's Humayun's Tomb
11 July 2017

Organized by the Aga Khan Council for the Southeastern United States and Mercer University’s School of Business, the restoration of Humayun’s Tomb and the revitalization of the surrounding Delhi neighborhood was the topic of a presentation at Mercer on January 19, 2017. 

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