Aiglemont, France, 26 April 2013 – Mawlana Hazar Imam today sent a message to the global Ismaili Jamat to announce the engagement of his eldest son, Prince Rahim, to Ms Kendra Spears of Seattle, Washington, the United States.
Hazar Imam said he was delighted to announce the engagement.
Prince Rahim Aga Khan holds a BA from Brown University and an executive management degree from the Navarra Business School in Barcelona, Spain. He is involved in poverty reduction efforts, notably micro-credit activities, of the Aga Khan Development Network – one of the largest private systems of agencies fostering social, cultural and economic development in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Ms Spears holds a BA in sociology from the University of Washington in her native Seattle. She has a strong interest in arts and architecture.
The couple will be married in a Muslim ceremony. The date of the marriage has not been set yet.