• Bringing Pakistani Female Techpreneurs to Limelight

    Startup Grind Islamabad and CIRCLE, through its Women and Business Chapter Islamabad (capital of Pakistan), recently brought local women techpreneurs to limelight in a panel discussion and networking event held at the National Incubation Centre (NIC) on Friday, May, 26th, 2017. Moderated by CIRCLE CEO, Sadaffe Abid, the panel...
  • HERstoryUAE: Rohini Gehani

    How did you get this idea to start your business? My venture started with passion and over the years evolved into a business model. Rivaage is a platform for emerging and established brands to showcase their collections / talent, as the name implies. Is your enterprise a game changer?...
  • Sparking Innovation

    Setting up a successful business and working for yourself is the dream career for many, but a combination of innovation, vision, organisation and trusting your instinct is what makes a successful entrepreneur. Women in the UAE are leading entrepreneurship into a new era of enrichment as more females are...
  • Creating Conducive Environment for Shepreneurs

    Sharjah (UAE), March 15th, 2017: Since the UAE gained its independence in the 1970’s, Emirati women have worked side-by-side with their male counterparts towards the nation’s advancement and achievement. The invaluable efforts and sound guidance by the UAE’s wise leadership to uplift women’s status have led the UAE to...
  • HERstory profile: Mona Ataya

    How did you get this novel idea to start your business? You could say Mumzworld was born out of firsthand frustration of not being able to find the right products for my children, let alone being able to find them in one place. As a parent, you are information...
  • TechWomen Comes to Pakistan!

    TechWomen is accepting applications for the 2017 program. For the first time in the history of TechWomen, the application will be open to women from Pakistan. “We’re excited to welcome them to the community along with women leaders from Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia,” says Arezoo Riahi,...
  • The Jewelry That Can Save Women’s Lives

    Imagine a crowd ready to take action in emergency situations, a bunch of people who will always be nearby to help as quickly as possible. Imagine if this crowd could be activated with a click of a button. Sounds good, right? We would be creating a safer environment! Now...
  • Coming Full Circle to Empower

    One of the foremost obstacles professional women face in their career is clearly illustrating inspiration. Although women are poised to play a pivotal role in taking leadership positions in the fourth industrial revolution, there is a yawning gap in giving women opportunities to rise up to their career; in...
  • What’s holding women back at Pakistan’s international tech event?

    Half of the population of the world is women. Termed as the next billion, women are touted as the torchbearers of global sustainable development. Reams of paper have been written, scores of posts published about the critical role of women in every sphere of society, be it economic, political,...