• 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,...
  • 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...