Category Archives: Collin County

Tae Kwon Do Success Has Given Adnan Dohadwala So Much More Than Fitness

Adnan Dohadwala of the Collin County community of Dawoodi Bohras recently achieved his 2nd-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do at just eleven years of age.  It took him six years of hard work and perseverance to get there, and he says he will continue onward in pursuit of his 3rd-degree belt and maybe beyond….

Backpack and School Supplies Fair Event Launched by Collin County Bohras

In coordination with McKinney Little Free Pantry, The Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County held a “Backpack and School Supplies Fair” on Sunday, August 1, 2021, at the Dawoodi Bohra Masjid Site in McKinney.  The community previously held a backpack and supplies drive where local residents and community members donated supplies or funds. A portion…

Collin County Bohras Double Down On Environmental Stewardship

Taking stewardship of the environment has been the focus of the Global Dawoodi Bohra Community, and the Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County is no exception. This year, on the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, The Dawoodi Bohras of Collin County partnered with EarthX to take part in an interfaith initiative called “Sound the Call…

Dawoodi Bohras of Collin County observes end of Ramadan with COVID-19 precautions in mind

Published in Star Local Media 13 May 2021 Muslim communities throughout the world are observing Eid-ul-Fitr, which signifies the end of Ramadan. This year, Ramadan looked rather different than last year and previous years. Ramadan is considered a Holy Month in Islam and is observed by fasting from sunrise to sunset, along with acts of…

Mayor George Fuller of Mckinney visits Masjid Site of Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County

On April 3rd, 2021, Mayor George Fuller of Mckinney, his wife, Maylee Thomson-Fuller, and other honorable guests and neighbors graced the Masjid Site of the Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County with their presence.  It was a beautiful day, with gorgeous weather, a nice breeze, and feeling of warmth and togetherness within the community.  Approximately…

Women Inspiring Women – Paying it Forward

To commemorate Women’s History Month, the Dawoodi Bohras of Collin County hosted a virtual conference celebrating accomplished inspirational women on Friday, March 26th at 6:30pm CST.  These women shared their inspirations, their contributions, and how they are imparting their knowledge and resources to future generations. The Dawoodi Bohras strongly believe in empowering women and contributing…

“You are everything you choose to be,” says Life Coach, Tasneem Kagalwalla

“You are everything you choose to be.” This is the mantra that Tasneem Kagalwalla, a Life Coach from Collin County, Texas, lives by. Tasneem is the first American Board of Neuro Linguistic Programming (ABNLP) certified Practitioner, Coach, and Trainer in the state of Texas, specializing in Mental Health and Relationship/Family Coaching. Tasneem attributes her mantra…

Passing the Torch: Two Generations in STEM

Ramla Zaki is a molecular geneticist whose work on the reduction of chromium by chromate resistant bacteria was recently published in the Journal of Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology. Read more below on how Ramla carved her path in STEM and her message to aspiring women scientists. Do you come from an academic family? I come…