The Frank Islam Athenaeum Symposia By Shabnam Quershi and Phoenix Langdon. September 16, 2013 This Tuesday, September 10th, the Globe Hall at the Montgomery College Germantown campus held its first event of the Frank Islam Athenaeum Symposia of the fall 2013 series. Due to the fact that Mr. Islam generously donated a large sum of money to help fund this year’s Symposia, the Symposia was named in honor of him. Mr. Islam, who is described as being an entrepreneur, author, and … [Read more...]
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Frank Islam receives extensive news and media coverage related to his areas of personal and professional involvement. This page highlights some of that most recent and significant coverage.
Category: MC Foundation Published: Aug 26 2013 12:00AM The Frank Islam and Debbie Driesman Foundation is providing a $15,000 grant to the Montgomery College Foundation to support the 2013-2014 Athenaeum Symposia, an annual lecture series held at the Germantown Campus. The grant funds will enable the College to bring nearly a dozen nationally known experts to talk about timely issues in international affairs, the arts, politics, and economics. To recognize the generous support of the … [Read more...]
Entrepreneur Frank Islam shares his success story at George Mason University School of Management's convocation. Aziz Haniffa reports In yet another first for the Indian-American community, Aligarh University alumnus Frank Islam —a leading Washington, DC entrepreneur and investor — last month delivered the commencement address to the School of Management of George Mason University. The 2013 convocation was also the first to include students receiving degrees in … [Read more...]
Meet Frank Islam, successful entrepreneur, chairman/CEO of FI Investment Group (FIIG), founder and former CEO of the QSS Group and most recently, author of the book, “Renewing The American Dream.” Though he has lived the American dream, Islam believes that the dream is in peril and offers suggestions on how to reverse the trend. Islam says that the American Dream is at risk because the United States is loosing its competitive advantage. Recently, he answered WashingtonExec’s questions about … [Read more...]
CU alumnus, author to appear at Conference on World Affairs Frank Islam, CU alum and founder of the information-technology company QSS Group. He is also co-author of "Renewing the American Dream." When Frank Islam talks about the American dream, he knows whereof he speaks. Born in India, Islam immigrated to the United States at 15. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer science from the University of Colorado. After working extensively in the federal … [Read more...]
Close on the heels of his appointment three months ago as a member of the Advisory Board of the Export-Import Bank, Indian American entrepreneur and investor Frank F Islam has been appointed as a member of the Obama [ Images ] Administration's Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Small and Minority Business. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and US Trade Representative Ron Kirk, in a jointly-signed letter said his appointment would be for four years, said, "We look forward to working with you in … [Read more...]