Category Archives: Plano

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…

Muslim Community in Mckinney Partners with Food Pantry to Feed Families in Collin County

The Dallas Morning News The Dawoodi Bohra community, which is building a mosque in McKinney, has also run vaccine clinics to help residents get their flu shots. A pair of groups in McKinney are looking to make sure the fruits of their new relationship result in fewer Collin County residents experiencing hunger during the winter…