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Poverty-fighting foundation honors Emissaries for upcoming fundraising walk

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Dr. Lily Zhang, from left, Dr. Noreen Khan-Mayberry, Dr. Monira Hamid–Kundi, Misti Pace-Krahl, Dr. Huma Nawab Haider and Rick Pal at the Aga Khan Foundation Emmisary awards reception September 2014
Honorees Dr. Lily Zhang, from left, Dr. Noreen Khan-Mayberry, Dr. Monira Hamid–Kundi, Misti Pace-Krahl, Dr. Huma Nawab Haider and Rick Pal. Courtesy photo
Shenila Humayun-Naseem, left, and Tabitha Smith at the Aga Khan Foundation Emmisary awards reception September 2014
Shenila Humayun-Naseem, left, and Tabitha Smith. Courtesy photo
Cherrie Thompson, from left, Andrea Ainsworth McLemore and Jeanne Praed Haner at the Aga Khan Foundation Emmisary awards reception September 2014
Cherrie Thompson, from left, Andrea Ainsworth McLemore and Jeanne Praed Haner. Courtesy photo
Robert Sakowitz, from left, Munira Panjwani and Dr. William Flores at the Aga Khan Foundation Emmisary awards reception September 2014
Robert Sakowitz, from left, Munira Panjwani and Dr. William Flores. Courtesy photo
Classical Indian dance and Tajik dance performances at the reception at the Aga Khan Foundation Emmisary awards reception September 2014
Classical Indian dance, left, and Tajik dance performers. Courtesy photos
Lisa Pounds, from left, Nicole Longnecker, Rebecca Lowe, Misti Pace-Krahl, Brooke Behrens and Andrew Pyrih at the Aga Khan Foundation Emmisary awards reception September 2014
Lisa Pounds, from left, Nicole Longnecker, Rebecca Lowe, Misti Pace-Krahl, Brooke Behrens and Andrew Pyrih. Courtesy photo
Cynthia Cisneros at the Aga Khan Foundation Emmisary awards reception September 2014
Cynthia Cisneros. Courtesy photo
Dr. Lily Zhang, from left, Dr. Noreen Khan-Mayberry, Dr. Monira Hamid–Kundi, Misti Pace-Krahl, Dr. Huma Nawab Haider and Rick Pal at the Aga Khan Foundation Emmisary awards reception September 2014
Shenila Humayun-Naseem, left, and Tabitha Smith at the Aga Khan Foundation Emmisary awards reception September 2014
Cherrie Thompson, from left, Andrea Ainsworth McLemore and Jeanne Praed Haner at the Aga Khan Foundation Emmisary awards reception September 2014
Robert Sakowitz, from left, Munira Panjwani and Dr. William Flores at the Aga Khan Foundation Emmisary awards reception September 2014
Classical Indian dance and Tajik dance performances at the reception at the Aga Khan Foundation Emmisary awards reception September 2014
Lisa Pounds, from left, Nicole Longnecker, Rebecca Lowe, Misti Pace-Krahl, Brooke Behrens and Andrew Pyrih at the Aga Khan Foundation Emmisary awards reception September 2014
Cynthia Cisneros at the Aga Khan Foundation Emmisary awards reception September 2014

What: The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) Emmisary Awards reception and Partnership Walk kick-off.

Where: Asia Society Texas Center.

The 411: Eight individuals were named as emissaries for the Nov. 15 Partnership Walk, their mission to raise funds and awareness of the AKF goal of ending global poverty. The walk is an official event of Houston Citizenship Month and all monies raised will go directly to projects aimed at alleviating poverty. Gearing up for their fundraising task are Emmisary Award recipients Katya Glockner Dow, Dr. Monira Hamid–Kundi, Misti Pace- Krahl, Teresa Cox Reading, Rick Pal, Dr. Huma Nawab Haider, Dr. Noreen Khan-Mayberry and Dr. Lily Zhang.

Who: Interested parties included Robert Sakowitz, Nicole Longnecker, Dr. Suleman Lalani, Dr. William Flores, Munira Panjwani, Tabitha Smith, Ellen Goldberg, Aftab Ghesani, Rebecca Lowe, Munir Ibrahim, Lisa Pounds, Brooke Behrens and Andrew Pyrih.

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