Women empowerment in IT – A potent combination to fast track economic upliftment

By Dr. Hasnain Walji Across all sectors and demographics, including the Khoja Community, women empowerment is a buzzword today. Many aspire for it, and some drag their feet, but few have been able to make a significant impact changing the status quo.  CodeGirls is a transformative female empowerment initiative that facilitates our young women to […]

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From intern to VP in 3 years

A Khoja high-flyer who was promoted from intern to vice-president in just three years has been honoured in the coveted Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Finance. This was due to extraordinary career achievement and community inspiration. Even more impressively, Ali-Reza Panjwani’s meteoric career progression came at international investment bank JP Morgan Chase & Co. […]

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Want to live in the UK? New science and tech visa launched

Khojas with skills in science and technology are invited to apply for a new fact-track visa to work in the UK. The Global Talent Visa will be available to selected individuals with skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. The British government hopes the visa offer will help “cement the UK as a […]

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Vote now and help a Khoja win

Khoja News readers have the chance to help a Khoja diversity advocate win the 2019 Muslim Awards for Excellence (MAX) under the category of Professional Excellence. Zainab Walji is a PWC Partner who leads the Insurance Claims Advisory practice and is an advocate for Diversity and Inclusion in Canada.  She speaks on numerous panels about equity […]

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Television as a force for good

Khoja News interview with Imran Rasool, founder of Channel WIN (World Islamic Network). Channel WIN is a Shia satellite channel based in Mumbai. It has grown from a cable TV channel reaching 30 households in one street to a free-to-air satellite broadcaster watched in millions of homes in more than 30 countries in Asia (including […]

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Free tax seminar today!

A tax and investment seminar is being held in Karachi on Sunday 23 June. JIBA International-Karachi Chapter in collaboration with Khoja (Pirhai) Shia Isna Asheri Jamaat presents a seminar on Asset Declaration, Budget and CPEC Investment Opportunities. It will be held from 4:45pm – 7:00pm at JIBA International (KG-2 Hall, Karachi Gymkhana). Free entry Guest […]

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