Category Archives: Vancouver

Vancouver Bohras Host Conference on Women and Girls in Science

The Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver hosted a virtual conference to mark the United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science.  The fun and informative 30-minute session raised awareness among 30 young women and girls about the incredible career opportunities in STEM subjects.

Local Dawoodi Bohra Ladies Upcycle Plastic

Volunteer ladies from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver recently launched Happy Nests, a global Dawoodi Bohra initiative to reuse and upcycle plastic materials that would otherwise be trashed.  The campaign also seeks to raise awareness of the damage that plastic is doing to the environment. The campaign involves thinking of creative ideas to ensure…

The Dawoodi Bohras of Vancouver Host International Women’s Day Conference

The Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver yesterday hosted a virtual conference entitled #ChooseToChallenge to mark International Women’s Day.  Around 50 local Bohras from a range of professions gathered to celebrate and honor women, while acknowledging that every woman faces her own unique set of challenges.  The speakers included: Zarina Dairkee, a talented crocheter who donates…