Category Archives: Orange County

Dawoodi Bohra women organize first-ever business expo in U.S. to showcase female entrepreneurship

Organizers, from left, Batul Fidaali, Arwa Nomani, and Fareeda Zakir go over a document at Dawoodi Bohra Mosque in Ontario on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. Dawoodi Bohra Mosque is hosting the first-ever Women’s Business Expo featuring business women from the community around the world.

(Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

Dawoodi Bohras of Orange County and the Inland Empire feed the Homeless on LA’s Skid Row

In recognition of World Food Day, the Dawoodi Bohras of Orange County and the Inland Empire volunteered to assemble more than 300 food packets, including sandwiches and snacks.  Volunteers distributed those packets to the unhoused population in downtown Los Angeles’ Skid Row.  The Dawoodi Bohras believe that nobody should go to bed hungry, regularly offering…

Shoot for the Stars

Written by: Mansoor Jamali Mansoor Mustafa Jamali of Orange County has been a Trajectory Analysis Engineer at SpaceX for a little over two years now. His job involves analysing trajectory profiles designed by SpaceX’s Guidance, Navigation and Control teams for risk. In this piece he writes about how sacrifice, hard work and passionate endeavour combined…

US Congresswoman Norma Torres Visits Orange County/Inland Empire Masjid

US Congresswoman Norma Torres visited our masjid in the City of Ontario to meet with Dawoodi Bohras of Orange County and the Inland Empire. We discussed our shared commitment to food security, upliftment, and community service. Dawoodi Bohra women also talked about their business enterprises and the support of the community in advancing their efforts….

Irvine Dawoodi Bohras Collaborate with Mayor Farrah Khan on Local Initiatives

The Dawoodi Bohras of the City of Irvine, CA held a virtual meeting this week with Mayor Farrah Khan. In addition to providing an overview of their faith, community, and commitment to public service, the local community offered the Mayor their continued support, and promised to collaborate with him and with the City of Irvine…

Bohras partner with local elementary school to provide meals and support remote learning

The Dawoodi Bohras of Orange County and Inland Empire are proud to be neighbors with Bon View Elementary School.  The Bohras have a long tradition of supporting their neighbors and of encouraging the pursuit of education.  In that vein, Orange County and Inland Empire Bohras are proud to partner with Bon View Elementary.  Over the…

2020 CALIFORNIA NONPROFIT OF THE YEAR: ORANGE COUNTY BOHRAS

Anjuman-e-Qutbi, the Orange County and Inland Empire chapter of the Dawoodi Bohras, has been selected as a 2020 California Nonprofit of the Year by California State Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez.  Anjuman-e-Qutbi is one of several nonprofits honored by California state senators and assemblymembers for their tremendous contributions to the communities they serve. “Bohras in Orange County,…

EID CELEBRATIONS IN ORANGE COUNTY WITH FRIENDS AND DISTINGUISHED GUESTS

On June 15, 2019, the Dawoodi Bohra community of Orange County, San Bernardino County, and Riverside County proudly welcomed a number of distinguished guests — including various elected officials, local police and fire department representatives, non-profit advocates, and business leaders — in celebration of Eid al-Fitr.  The community sought to express its gratitude to its…

INAUGURAL WOMEN’S CONFERENCE AND EXPO IN ORANGE COUNTY

On March 17, 2019, women from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Orange County, California hosted an inaugural Women’s Conference and Expo. The purpose and goal of the conference was to empower women by providing tools, education, and awareness surrounding mind, body, and spiritual health. Over 50 women attended the conference and the event was telecast…