education

  • STEM: Pathway to Sustainability II

    To read the first article of the two-part series, click here. It is not untrue to claim that gender equality and education together form the bedrock on which sustainable development is based. It is also a fact that merely raising literacy rates or attaining equality do not solve issues...
  • Educating The Marginalized in Pakistan

    Tell us about Umeed-E-Subh? Umeed-E-Subh (in hope of morning) is a social welfare entity striving to improve community literacy by offering financial and motivational support to orphans, poor and needy students in Pakistan. Our aim is to increase the country’s literacy rate and we strive to create opportunities for...
  • Educate to Empower!

    Women’s Digital League will train 300 women on digital livelihood in six districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), the North Western province of Pakistan. The trainings will be conducted under the World Bank sponsored KP Digital Livelihood Training Program. These trainings have started at partner institutes and organizations in which...
  • Enabling next-gen women in the Middle East

    Tell us about Reach – its ideology and what it strives to achieve? Reach is a non-profit mentoring programme dedicated to helping young women professionals unlock their true potential through structured mentoring with professional support. By sharing their knowledge and expertise with their mentees, within strict rules of confidentiality,...
  • REACH Initiates First Mentor Mapping Workshop for UAE

    February 7th, 2016, Dubai (UAE):   As part of its strategy to support, develop and accelerate the adoption of structured mentoring programs in the Middle East, REACH, the first non-profit organization dedicated to professional women mentoring and leadership in the region, hosted the first mapping workshop for mentoring organizations in the...
  • Building Blocks of Success

    Career development on an institutional and student level is critical to one’s success. Developing countries like Peru, Uruguay in the Latin American region or Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka in Asia are prime examples of the dearth of opportunities in terms of skill development and mentorship that play an...
  • Empowering Voices of Tomorrow

    Children hold key to the future and their positive mental, physical as well as socio-economic nourishment is fundamental not only for healthy societies, but for sustainable development of nations. That said, children are also one of the most vulnerable groups susceptible to man as well as climate inflicted devastation...
  • 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...
  • Celebrating Malala Day

    Malala Day is observed every year on 14 July. It is not just a day to celebrate the youngest Nobel Prize winner for Peace, Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan; but a day for children everywhere to raise their voices and be heard. It is a day to stand up for...