May2021

  • Pakistan Learning Festival in Gilgit opens avenues for Children’s Social Emotional Learning

    Pakistan Learning Festival in Gilgit Opens Avenues for Children’s Social Emotional Learning

    The Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) is a flagship program of Idara-e-Taleem-o-Agahi ITA (Center of Education and Consciousness) in Pakistan; promoting the love of reading, social emotional learning and life skills. Under the umbrella of CLF, the first Pakistan Learning Festival was organized in February 2021, as a three-day festival...
  • Actionable insights on how to remove gender specific roadblocks for future generations

    Gender diversity in business is making strides, yet significant challenges remain: YPO Survey

    May 27th, 2021, New York (USA): Work ethic, ability to build relationships and passion are key drivers to becoming a business leader according to the new YPO, Financial Times and United Nations Women HeForShe Global Chief Executive Gender Equality research released today at the HeForShe Summit and fielded to uncover groundbreaking insights about the journey to the corner office...
  • Saudi motorsport star Reema Juffali on changing attitudes

    Saudi motorsport star Reema Juffali on changing attitudes

    Saudi Arabia’s first female Formula 3 driver Reema Juffali says she has her sights set on a top 10 finish after competing in the opening round of the 2021 BRDC British F3 Championship. The Jeddah-born driver, 29, produced a solid display at the first race of the 2021 season...
  • Igniting the child’s mind through the written word

    Igniting A child’s mind through the written word

    May 25th, 2021, Sharjah (UAE): How can authors create books to promote critical thinking, learning and creativity in children? This all-important topic was at the heart of a Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF 2021) Cultural Forum discussion. “An inspirational book is one that excites and ignites the mind of...
  • Initiating Conversation About Mental Health in Pakistan

    Initiating Conversation About Mental Health in Pakistan

    Lahore, Pakistan: Aligned with its goal to create positive impact, Kaarvan Crafts Foundation (Kaarvan) has highlighted the need for mental health facilities in rural Pakistan for Mental Health Awareness Month. Covid-19 has taken a huge toll on the Pakistani nation’s mental health but those in rural regions have had no access to anyone or anything that can help...
  • On Media, Citizen Engagement & Alternate Digital Social Spaces

    On Media, Citizen Engagement & Alternate Digital Social Spaces

    The digital realm has played a pivotal role in how we create, ‘interact’ with and amplify the written word. From Gutenberg to computers and the Internet, each has been instrumental in not just building pathways to knowledge, enabling the reader to think and be informed, much to the dismay...