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iExel Celebration Event: A Night of Triumph and Transformation

8th Nov 2023

This past October, the iExel Trust family came together for a grand celebration of student and staff achievements at the Life Centre in Bradford. The event was a resounding success, with over 400 attendees, including parents, Trustees, members, and governors from IQRA Primary, Feversham Girls', and Bronte Girls' Academies. It was a night filled with inspiring performances, insightful speeches, and a sense of community that showcased the true essence of iExel Trust.

The event kicked off with a diverse range of student performances, featuring choir recitals, acting showcases, and impressive public speaking. Guiding the audience through the evening's festivities was our adept master of ceremonies, Maria Mehrin, an IQRA teacher, who ensured that award winners and speakers received the recognition they deserved.


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Professor Khurshid Khan (iExel CEO)


Professor Khushid Khan, iExel's CEO, took the stage to provide a historical overview of the Trust and its remarkable journey since its inception. He also unveiled the exciting rebranding of the Trust's name and logo. In his engaging address, Professor Khan highlighted the achievements of the academies within the iExel family and emphasized the newfound synergy among the schools. He spoke passionately about the brighter futures that this synergy could offer to our young people.


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Dr Myrian François (Keynote speaker)


The highlight of the evening was the keynote speech by the esteemed Dr. Myriam François, a writer, broadcaster, film, and documentary maker. Her speech, titled 'Empowering and Discovering Your Superpower and Harnessing it for Good,' resonated deeply with the audience and garnered rapturous applause. Dr. François' inspirational words left a lasting impact on all those in attendance.


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Mr Ali Jan Haider (Trustee Chairman)


The event concluded with a heartfelt closing speech by Trustee Chair Ali Jan Haider. As the evening wound down, guests and participants were treated to a delectable meal provided and served by the renowned local Bradford restaurant, Mylahore.

The iExel Celebration Event was a true testament to the dedication and achievements of the iExel Trust family. It marked not only a celebration of past successes but also a glimpse into the bright future ahead, where the power of collaboration and empowerment will continue to shape the lives of our young people.

We look forward to more such inspiring moments as we embark on this exciting rebranding journey together, uniting under the iExel name and logo.


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