• 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,...
  • Enabling Empowerment Digitally

    NEW YORK CITY — It’s one thing for a successful Technology Entrepreneur’ in her early thirties, from South Africa, to challenge the male-dominated bastions of ‘Silicon This & That’, in the United States, Canada, UK, Germany, Ukraine, Russia, Asia, Middle East and other locales around the globe — and,...
  • Crunching the numbers

    Tell us about yourself and your professional journey? My name is Wangechi Mwangi, I’m 22 years old and a student at Strathmore University. I started my first project when I was 17, which was a community-based program. We got young people together and built a social network platform and...
  • Empowered Voice of the Filipina

    We all see things and people through some sort of lenses. Now, whether they be rose-tinted ones or heavily-darkened by negative bias or prejudice, mainly depends on what we have been told, taught, and what we have experienced. In the UAE where people from various ethnic backgrounds merge into...
  • Empowering women through innovation

    Education, awareness and innovation can play a pivotal role in changing the patriarchal mindset of societies. Pakistan Innovation Foundation (PIF),  recently concluded a groundbreaking initiative that invited technologists, designers, communicators to propose ideas, suggestion that could empower women to #TakeBackTheWheel. Founder and CEO, Athar Osama sheds light on PIF’s pioneering...
  • Smashing the Glass Ceilings

    Equal participation of both men and women in the economic activity of a country is critical not only for sustainable development, but for a balanced and equitable society. Although this a fact already acknowledged universally, there still exists a disparity between awareness and reality. A number of companies have...
  • In search of entrepreneurial diversity in Pakistan

    Pakistan is a country with a troubled economy, a dismal state of socio-political affairs, and it is a nation simmering with colossal dissatisfaction. Ranked 146th out of 187 countries on the UN Development Program’s 2013 Human Development Index – a comparative measure of life expectancy, literacy, education and standards...