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  • Promoting digital & financial inclusion through 6th round of She Loves Tech Pakistan

    Promoting digital & financial inclusion through 6th round of She Loves Tech Pakistan

    Expressing her inspiration behind bringing She Loves Tech to Pakistan,  CIRCLE’s founder Sadaffe Abid says: “At CIRCLE we are committed to promoting digital and financial inclusion of women along with creating an enabling ecosystem for women startups and women in tech. HBL has been our key partner from early...
  • OneLoad Women Empowerment Project Signs MoU with Kashf Foundation Enabling Women Micro Entrepreneurs

    OneLoad Women Empowerment Project Signs MoU with Kashf Foundation Enabling Women Micro Entrepreneurs

    Lahore, Pakistan: OneLoad Women Empowerment Project (OWEP) funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has signed an MoU with Kashf Foundation for a limited scale pilot targeting their beneficiaries. The pilot project will help Kashf’s beneficiaries to earn a supplemental income. Speaking on the occasion Roshaneh Zafar, Managing Director...
  • First Female-Founded Entertainment Company in the Middle East, IAM Entertainment Agrees Multi-Million Dollar Funding

    First Female-Founded Entertainment Company in the Middle East, IAM Entertainment Agrees Multi-Million Dollar Funding

    June 2022, (Dubai UAE): Co-Founded by Sonal Vara-Parmar six  years ago, IAM Entertainment, one of the region’s most renowned entertainment agencies, has confirmed  a multi-million dollar funding round led by Abbey Road Investment Group. This funding will allow the agency to continue its explosive growth across the region through...
  • CaterpillHERs: Initiating A Transformative Movement for Women

    CaterpillHERs: Initiating A Transformative Movement for Women

    Tell us about CaterpillHERs – when and how was it launched?  Hira: CaterpillHERs is a digital learning platform and accelerator that helps women build and scale their businesses and careers through cohort-based acceleration programs, 1:1 mentorship, and access to the community. It was launched in 2019 after I moved...
  • Step 2022 invites entrepreneurs to take their startups to the next level

    Step 2022 invites entrepreneurs to take their startups to the next level

    The highly anticipated Step Conference, The Leading Tech Festival in Emerging Markets, is celebrating a decade with a back-in-person edition in February 2022 in Dubai! Since its inception, Step has had more than 1220 startups showcasing across Fintech, Digital Media, AI, Transport, E-commerce, Edtech, Foodtech, and more. The 10th...
  • CaterpillHERs a 12-weeks Career Accelerator Program in Pakistan Launched

    CaterpillHERs 12-week Career Accelerator Program in Pakistan Launched

    Jan 12th, 2022, (Karachi, Pakistan): CaterpillHERs has launched the first-ever career accelerator program where participants meet and network with powerful and inspiring women from all over the world coming together to up-skill and accelerate their careers. CaterpillHERs is an entrepreneurship and career accelerator for women that provides a world-class...
  • Give A Child the Best Start in Life

    Give A Child the Best Start in Life

    Rana El Sakhawy is the founder and CEO of MonkiBox, an early learning platform that provides stage-based play tools and activities grounded in science and child-development research. On a mission to help parents feel confident and support their child’s early development, Rana focuses on increasing awareness of the importance...
  • Accelerating Pakistan’s Future Through Inclusion

    Accelerating Pakistan’s Future Through Inclusion

    Tell us about yourself and your journey that led to where you are today. The most important thing to know about my journey is that I never planned anything. I am an extremely relaxed person and so after getting an education in the US, I moved to Dubai and...
  • Melissa Sassi: Accelerating Innovation In Tech

    Melissa Sassi: Accelerating Innovation In Tech

    Tell us a bit about yourself and your journey that culminated in where you are today? I studied International Business Management and Linguistics in undergrad, got two Masters in Supply Chain and Finance and started my career in procurement. I found that this career path did not fire me...
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