Princess Zahra Aga Khan
Daughter of H.H. The Aga Khan IV
Princess Zahra Aga Khan is the Head of the Social Welfare Department with the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), where she has policy and management responsibility for the health, education, and planning and building services institutions, including Aga Khan Foundation. She is on the Board of Trustees for the Aga Khan University. Over the course of her career, she has been particularly active in ventures to promote economic empowerment and self-reliance amongst women in South Asia. Princess Zahra is the eldest child of His Highness the Aga Khan. She holds a degree in Development Studies from Harvard University.
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His Highness the Aga Khan, 49th Hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and Founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network is in Ottawa on the occasion of the inaugural board meeting of the Global Centre for Pluralism. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada welcomed the Aga Khan in the Reception Room at Rideau Hall on Thursday, October 7, 2010, at 7 p.m.
H.H. The Aga Khan and Princess Zahra visited the AKUH in Nairobi, Kenya this afternoon as part of a working visit in the region for AKDN projects
2009, July 26: Nairobi - Kenya. H.H. The Aga Khan and Princess Zahra visited the AKUH this afternoon as part of a working visit in the region for AKDN projects. Several hundreds people were standing for hours on 3rd Parklands to welcome him. To their surprise, His Highness, accompanied with Princess Zahra, Ambassador Dehlavi of the Board of Trustee, Dr. Firoz Rasul, Asmita Gilani and other high level AKU staff walked on 3rd Parklands street. The Imam waved continuously at the Jamat up to the time he reached the gate. [More Heritage Photo]
Princess Zahra Met with the Staff at Aga Khan Hospital, Dar-Es-Salaam
Princess Zahara addressed participants at the three-day Afro-Asia summit on chronic non-communicable diseases