The Great Shafik Sachedina 

 

Dr Shafik Sachedina has played a significant role in propagating the success of the Ismaili community across the globe. He was born and raised in Tanzania and later progressed to the United Kingdom where he pursued a Medical degree in the University of London. After his graduation, he went on to practice medicine for several years in England. In the course of pursuing his medical career, he developed entrepreneurial interests in health-care. Currently, Shafik Sachedina is the head of Department of Jamati Institutions at the secretariat at the Aga Khan in France. Working with the Aga Khan is through the voluntary capacity which is in line with the long-standing tradition of giving service to the community.

 

Dr.Shafik Sachdina role as a director in the Aga Khan is coordinating the activities as well as the programs of the Ismaili community’s institutions. Besides, he is also responsible for interfacing the Aga Khan Developments agendas and coordinating the activities of Ismaili communities in Central Asia. Rather on top of being a director, he is a member of the Governing Board of the Institutes. Also, Shafik Sachedina is a member of Aga Khan Development Network(AKDN) Committee, Aiglemont; member of Ismaili Leaders International Forum, Chairman of FOCUS. One of the most prestigious portfolio Dr.Shafik held was being the president of Ismaili Council of the United Kingdom Chapter.

 

In the course of improving the health situations within the community, Dr Shafik Sachedina has invested in the Sussex Health Care. The increasing number of older people and children are mostly affected by neglect within the society. Therefore to elevate the suffering of the less privileged within the community, Sussex Health Care was founded. Sussex Health Care comprises of the independent group care homes mainly situated in Sussex. The main target group by the Sussex Health Care are the older individuals as well as people who are suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia disease that require specialist attention. The facilities of Sussex Health Care are specially built to accommodate the special requirements of the individuals suffering from neurological conditions such as brain trauma. The healthcare provider ensures that it has qualified and competent individuals who in a position to provide excellent services for all the patients. In the business context, the Sussex Health Care aims at becoming the best and most affordable residential and nursing care in the region of Sussex. Through the guidance and stewardship of the Dr Shafik Sachdina, Sussex Care is determined to provide customized solutions to all their clients.

Meet Corporate Integrity Advocate, Bruno Fagali

Typically, Bruno Fagali has been holistically known as the corporate integrity manager, an attorney and a lawyer particularly in the Sao Paulo state in Brazil. Having prolonged legal experiences and exposure in Administrative Law, Bruno Fagali has established name for himself. In this context, he has been associated with a couple of law firms as of the year 2006. Contemporarily, he has risen to play the role of a Corporate Integrity Manager in Nova. Besides, he has practiced law autonomously via his deemed agency known as the FAGAL Advocacy. It is worth noting that Bruno is a noble professional in the field of law which has received global recognition. Visit on his twitter to get the latest updates.

As a result of the many successful cases that he has pursued. Educationally, he attained a Bachelor’s degree in Law in 2009 from the Pontifical Catholic University that is situated in Sao Paulo. Besides, Bruno advanced his education in the field through securing a specialization Administrative Law between 2010 and 2012. He later on enrolled for a Master’s degree in State Law in 2015 at the University of Sao Paulo and he successfully graduated in 2017. His industrious nature and the crave to volunteer work alongside with a series of internships has also contributed to his significant performance in the field. He has experienced broad skills and knowledge through the fruitful practice and studies that he pursued at Getulio Vergas Foundation among other reputed institutions.

Besides, Bruno Fagali undertook robust internships at the Office Model Dom of the Pulo Evaristo Arns where he managed to do civil procedural and also the family law among other laws after other subsequent placements. At Calil and Associate Advocacy, Bruno Fagali was employed to work as a litigator and public lawyer, and in 2015 he went Nova/SB as a corporate integrity Manager. As a consequence of his long course of education and working experiences has earned prolific skills to work in many dimensions and sectors of law. As such, he also managed to put up his business known as the Fagali Advocacy in the year 2016. In his business agency, he has focused on anti-corruption law, election, compliance and public law to the most significant extent. Even though Fagali Advocacy is small, it has received bold recognition as a new-fangled generation of law institutions to be escalating across the larger Brazil.

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Betsy DeVos: Two Sides of the Story

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is an interesting, if complicated figure. Publicly, she presents a polite, even reticent, demeanor, but behind the scenes she has proven herself to be a fighter for her causes. For example, in 2017, she fought against Trump’s revocation of a policy that allowed transgender students to use the bathroom of their gender identity. While she publicly accepted her defeat without even letting on that she had been on the other side of the fight, in private she met with a government LBGQT representative to let him know what was coming.

 

Through her years in politics as chairwoman of the Michigan Republican Party and a funder of the Republican Party, DeVos has proven herself to be a fierce contender, albeit in a less public manner than other politicians. Her public reticence has proven successful for her, as she is often underestimated. Many believe that although she is new to Washington, she will eventually figure out the inner-workings and get what she wants.

 

In DeVos’s home state of Michigan, she grew up in a wealthy family and married into an even wealthier family, but most agree that she uses much more than her money to achieve her goals. A long proponent of charter schools, she has fought to install them in Michigan, particularly in Detroit. Even when some of those same charter schools reported low levels of achievement, DeVos has maintained her position. DeVos has argued that the school system should be a free market, with parents guiding the school systems by having a choice in what school their children attend.

 

DeVos is not a fan of the public school system. While many supporters of the public school system point to well-performing schools in the US, DeVos and others have argued that even America’s best public schools are still below high-performing schools in other countries.

 

Now DeVos is bringing her educational philosophies to Washington. Just last year, she toured a charter school in Washington, DC, praising the school for its accomplishments and touting the importance of parents’ choice in education. She then traveled to Florida to tour several schools. DeVos is a supporter of the state’s governor, Jeb Bush, who has long supported charter schools and voucher systems. DeVos even visited rapper Pitbull’s Miami-based charter school, SLAM, and spoke alongside him about the importance of education.

 

Despite her strong ideologies, DeVos had a rough start in Washington. She wavered on some of her answers about education policy and federal law during her Senate confirmation hearings. She even made a comment about school officials and guns that was reportedly a joke but earned her some ridicule on parody television shows.

 

Despite her issues, the Senate approved her with a 50-51 vote. Vice-President Mike Pence actually made the tie-breaking vote.

 

Even though the media has poked fun at her, DeVos has declined to react. She seems to be more focused on getting her job done than spending time worrying what people think. Some even say that adversity only makes her stronger and she will get what she wants.

 

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Drew Madden: An Entrepreneur Who Understands Healthcare Industry Challenges

One of the most important factors to an entrepreneur’s success is how well he understands the problems he is going to solve for an industry. As a matter of fact, many entrepreneurs come up with a product that is meant to solve an issue that he himself notices in an industry. However, healthcare has to depend on more than an entrepreneur who is not happy with the status quo. If the industry depended on the frustrations of an individual, this can cause people to miss out on certain opportunities. Fortunately, Drew Madden is very good at bringing forth something that can help the industry as a whole.

There are a few entrepreneurs that enter the industry of healthcare. There are tons of reasons for this. One reason is that entrepreneurs do not really understand the challenges of healthcare for the most part. They also don’t know where to begin. One of the reasons that this can cause entrepreneurs to back away from the healthcare industry is that any mistake can actually cause certain consequences that very few people would want on their hands. Many people take life very seriously. However, some entrepreneurs like Drew Madden know hot to approach the healthcare industry.

Madden takes on the technological aspects of the healthcare industry. One thing he figured out that he can do is help with the record keeping aspects of the healthcare industry. One thing that medical experts need to have in order to treat their patients is the records. If they have to search through paper work, this can take a lot of time. Many people have illnesses that get worse over time. Therefore, time is something that a lot of people who are sick do not have. Therefore, Drew Madden brings forth healthcare IT so that people can work in a more efficient manner.

Whitney Wolfe Herd: An Entrepreneur Out to Change the Dating Game

Patch published Amanda Moore’s article “Buzzing with Feminism: Whitney Wolfe Herd’s Journey to Queen Bee” which discusses the CEO of Bumble and her journey to becoming empowered while encouraging female empowerment on a larger scale.

Whitney Wolfe Herd worked hard to be a leader in the technology industry, particularly in the dating world. She started as a co-founder and Vice President of Marketing with Tinder, a dating platform. After going through a sexual harassment case against Tinder, she started Bumble to help make her vision of female empowerment a reality.

Bumble revolutionized the dating apps because it is women centric. Only women are allowed to make the first move after a connection has been made. It quickly rose to the top of the dating app charts, becoming one of the leading dating apps in the U.S. It has nearly 30 million users and is currently beginning to venture into new verticals. Bumble is now beginning to become a social network that allows people to connect with potential friends and business contacts as well as possible dates.

Whitney Wolfe Herd’s story begins in the college years in Utah where she studied International Studies at Southern Methodist University. One of her first ventures into entrepreneurship was a non-profit that focused on selling tote bags to help marine habitats after the BP oil spill in the Gulf Coast. The “Help Us Project” was a collaboration with the celebrity stylist Patrick Aufdenkamp who designed the bags. She continued to work with Aufdenkamp after with Tender Hear, a non-profit designed to prevent human trafficking.

After she finished her degree at SMU, she quickly went on to developing a dating app with Chris Gulczynski which allowed people to swipe right on the potential dates they were interested in. Though the app became the highest rated dating app in the U.S. and had a valuation of billions, Whitney Wolfe Herd decided to leave the company. She left after she filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the company.

She wasn’t planning on remaining in the dating tech space, however she soon began Bumble after meeting with Andrey Andreev, who has Badoo. Andreev provided funding for the app and Whitney Wolfe Herd was determined to make the app oriented around women. She felt it would also help men who were similarly not served well by the current dating app culture.

Wolfe was also recently featured in the Fast Company article “Bumble Staff Faced Threats and Harassment after Gun Picture Ban” which discusses how the company and CEO have been harassed by pro-gun activists after banning pictures of guns in the profile.

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Penelope Kokkinides meets with President Trump to discuss the state of healthcare in Puerto Rico

Expenditure on healthcare has become a huge burden for many households. Some households have reported spending more than 50 percent of the household budget on healthcare expenses. Although there are several health care insurance covers that one can acquire, they do not cover most of the chronic diseases. Therefore, the family is left struggling to raise hospital funds for their loved ones whenever illnesses come knocking. Fortunately, companies such as InnovaCare Health have come to provide a relief for people who have been suffering for many years.

InnovaCare Health is renowned healthcare company offering Medicaid and Medicare Advantage. Innovacare operates the PMC Medicare Choice and MMM Healthcare in Puerto Rico. Additionally, InnovaCare also manages some two other Government-run Medical plans in Puerto Rico. Over the years, InnovaCare has earned a reputation as the best provider of healthcare services in Puerto Rico. But you cannot talk about InnovaCare’s immense success in the healthcare industry without mentioning the firm’s top leadership.

InnovaCare’s leadership

Richard Shinto, popularly known as Ric Shinto sits at the topmost seat in the firm. He serves as the CEO and the president of InnovaCare. Ric Shinto previously worked at Aveta Inc where he served on the management team. Richard Shinto brings a wealth of experience to InnovaCare. His experience in the field of healthcare spans over two decades. He has previously worked in other healthcare companies such as the NAMM California where he served as the Chief Medical Officer. Additionally, Richard Shinto also served at Medical Pathways Management Company as the Chief Medical Officer. At one point, Mr. Ric Shinto also served as the Corporate Vice President of the MedPartners.

Besides being an influential leader in the healthcare sector, Ric Shinto has also greatly contributed to the body of knowledge in the healthcare sector. He has authored numerous articles in the field of healthcare and clinical medicine. Ric Shinto graduated from the University of California with Bachelor of Science degree. He then went ahead to earn a medical degree and a master’s degree in business management from the University of New York and Redlands respectively.

Penelope Kokkinides

Penelope Kokkinides is an equally learned and experienced leader in the healthcare industry. Before joining InnovaCare, she served at Aveta Inc as the COO and Vice President of Clinical Operations. Penelope earned a degree in Classical languages and Biological sciences from Binghamton University. She also holds a master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Columbia. Penelope is devoted to bettering the healthcare situation in Puerto Rico. She recently met with President Donald Trump to discuss the state of healthcare in Puerto Rico.

 

Betsy DeVos: Pushing for a More Involved Educational System

The education that your children receive is foundational of basic human rights. They should feel as though they are receiving a type of education that empowers them to move forward in society in such a way that they are able to be productive as they grow. Unfortunately, there is something entirely wrong with the United States public school system. It continues to underperform, even after officials have vowed to overhaul the dying process. Parents maintain a level of frustration and push their children to adhere to impossible standards centered around a broken lesson plan. The entire process becomes tiresome and monotonous. There’s no reason that children should feel the pressure associated with carrying the burdens of the entire system on their shoulders.

 

The problem is, that is exactly what they are doing. SOL, or Standards of Learning, testing is a direct measure that administrators use to obtain the effectiveness of their institution. The problem is that these tests can be directly manipulated by the administrators in teaching staff. Simply, those professionals need to teach the children the material that they will directly test for instead of ascertaining whether or not these students have gleaned meaning out of the material. That is such a major issue, that students continue down the educational line unable to build on to the foundations of previous years. School administrators have become too focused on passing an exam and less focused on the actual quality of education that they provide to their students. Simply, the students have become workhorses for public financial funding for their schools.

 

To administrators alike Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, this practice is abhorrent. She looks at the standards that delegate the learning standards for other countries and finds that there is a huge gap between them and the United States. She believes that the way to solve such a gap is to institute a broader standard of education, through school choice. School choice will allow students to be enrolled in private schools, charter schools, homeschooling initiatives, and even hybrid universities that center around a virtual environment. These different opportunities will allow parents to enroll their children into programs that might closely serve in their children’s own unique learning styles, instead of being placed in a cookie-cutter environment where they are expected to learn based on a template created off of students that may not necessarily learn in the same types of ways.

 

Betsy DeVos explains in a recent interview with the staff of Philanthropy Roundtable that school choice is going to be the future for these types of children. She believes that there will be a greater standard of education within the United States as this movement continues to gain traction. Students are in a very precarious position at this moment, they can either continue down a disastrous educational road or they can split off from their peers and seek out a type of learning that is completely unique to who they are and what they need out of that environment.

 

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Shafik Sachedina- The Renowned Dental Surgeon

Shafik Sachedina was born in 1950 in Dar Esalaam, Tanzania. In his teenage, he moved to the United Kingdom where he joined Guy medical college in London. He then joined a dental school in London where he received his training as a dental surgeon. He has since then worked as a practicing surgeon majoring in dental surgery in many hospitals in London and earned himself a status of being the best dental surgeon in the country.

Besides being offering dental surgery services, Shafik Sachedina is a big participator in community service work. He has made contributions for many years at the Institute of Ismaili Studies. This institution was established in 1977 with its major goal being to generate awareness on the culture of Islam’s through initiatives and publications to endorse this religion all over the world. This organization has the biggest library which has so many publications in the form of journals, books, and magazines that contain a lot of Islamic content which is set to promote the culture and Islamic religion.

Shafik is a holder of several essential positions in this organization. He heads Jamati Institution which serves around sixteen counties in the world. He has the mandate of ensuring that all the sixteen branches of the institute carry out their activities efficiently and smoothly. Shafik Sachedina also holds the delegation of functions and duties in these sixteen branches. He is a member of the board in the institution which is the decision-making wing in the institution. They make decisions pertaining key events and other matters in the institution. These decisions are made after intense discussion among all board members.

Shafik is also a network committee member at Aga Khan development network. This organization basically majors in ensuring that Muslims economic development statuses are maintained. He has joint chairmanship at Sussex Health Care firm which majors in providing support and care to homes majorly in Sussex county situated in south England. The company has been operating for over twenty-five years. The company was accredited in 2002 by the Health Quality Service. It then acquired International Standards ISO three years after covering management systems. This company aims at providing high-quality care standards for all their patients. Investing intensively on their services and employees enable them to offer this quality services and care to their patients. In his previous years, Shafik Sachedina has served as Imara Unite Kingdom’s and Horsham Clinic limited’s director.

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Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi And Why Bradesco Should Not Be Complacent

Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi is one of the most dedicated and insightful business leaders in Brazil today. He’s the man partly responsible for the progress and growth of Bradesco today, and without his contribution, Bradesco’s leading position in the competition of big banks in Brazil would have been disadvantageous.

Not Too Complacent

There is much insightful news today regarding Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi, but one of the most notable and talked about is his expert opinion of the cyclical economic conditions of Brazil between 2014 to 2016, which was featured in Folha, an online journal.

In that feature, Luiz Cappi shared the opinion that it is too early right now to celebrate the progress and economic recovery of Brazil. The growth and rise right now could still be part of a cycle that would later on dip. He even said that there could still be a resumption of a chicken flight kind of recovery.

The one way that could sustain the progressive economic system of Brazil today, he says, is to make sure that there are reforms initiated to address the incompetence and loopholes in the government according to jusbrasil.com.br. This is, in fact, the conclusion that Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi was able to arrive at after the World Economic Forum that happened in Sao Paulo.

Luiz Cappi is the Chairman of Bradesco’s Board of Directors, and his position is a strong authority that could put a lot of weight to his analysis. It is part of his latest analysis, too, that there are still many reasons right now for the business community to not be too complacent. The problem of fiscal deficit in Brazil is still too strong. It risks making the business industry unsustainable, and it opens up the economy to more fragilities.

Read more: Novo presidente do Bradesco substituirá Luiz Trabuco dia 12 de março

Bradesco’s Operations

Being the CEO of Banco Bradesco also means that Luiz Cappi has to oversee the complete turnaround of every tiny change in the business operations of the bank. Bradesco right now is Brazil’s second-largest bank, and because of the recent fiscal challenges that Brazil is facing, Mr. Cappi has to make sure that it doesn’t become complacent, too.

It should also not celebrate too much the recovery that Brazil faces today. It should still be a bank that helps in reforming the policies in the public sector to encourage accountability in private firms.

Pension Reform

The urgency of these reforms should not also be underestimated. Mr. Cappi thinks that the reforms should now be initiated, as early as the first year of the next government year. In light of this, Mr. Cappi thinks that there should be a Pension Reform because it is not fair that the public elite is getting 10 to 15 times higher in pension compared to the majority. The private sector employees are even getting inferior pension arrangements today, and that surely is something that has to be resolved.

In conclusion, there are many challenges that Brazil faces, but these are not reasons to lose hope. Luiz Carlos Trabuco Cappi leads in the optimism to not lose hope in getting Brazil back to its best years.

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Talk Fusion Becomes the Choice for Better Call Communication

Talk Fusion has become a company that is making it much easier for business leaders to conduct meetings. It is also making it easier for teachers to provide students with virtual field trips. Talk Fusion even gives entrepreneurs the chance to advertise better with video email. On a personal note, Talk Fusion is great for communication between friends and family members.

 

Sending messages in the form of video or connecting through a video chat has never been easier, and Talk Fusion CEO Bob Reina is the one that people have to thank for this.

 

Many of the consumers in more than 120 countries that are using Talk Fusion everyday may not realize it, but Talk Fusion came about because the CEO was told that there was something that he could not do by way of email. He was told that he would not be able to send a video clip through an email message because the clip was too big. This was not uncommon for ISP providers to tell people this. Even today without the use of Talk Fusion this is still true. The email clips are simply too big for a standard email document. This is where Bob Reina saw a chance innovate and bring about a whole new way of creating email messages. Learn more: https://video-chat.talkfusion.com/

 

It has been relatively easy for more people to appreciate the benefits of a company like Talk Fusion because this company offers so many things. It is essentially an all-in-one solution that covers all ground when it comes to video communication, file-sharing, email marketing and real time solutions that do not have delays. Bob and his team of developers have continued to step things up and keep people aware of all the new and exciting changes in technology.

 

Talk Fusion has a grown with the fan base because it has never been the type of company that has relied on following the trends of other companies. To the contrary, Talk Fusion has always been a trendsetter. This company has evolved in a major way because it has been able to bring forth new concepts and connect customers with technology that continues to outperform the competition.

 

It is good to have a company like Talk Fusion that is presenting people with better options for making presentations and starting group meetings. Talk Fusion has even found a way for people to share these products and earn a commission.