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January 11, 2012

International women leaders’ summit on 25th

Islamabad

January 11, 2012

As part of the Women in Business Conference Series (WIBCON) for professional women, an international women leaders’ summit is being organised on January 25 in the city.
The speakers of the conference include Rokia Afzal Rehman, a former minister from Bangladesh, who will deliver the keynote address on enterprising women lessons from South and Far-East Asia.
Social activist and a popular voice of the Afghan Radio, Jamila Mujahed from Afghanistan, would share her experiences on tools of education for Afghan women during war. Turkish author Elif Shafak would speak on women and spirituality and the first Pakistani Emmy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy would discuss how women are facing the challenges of extremism.
A panel, moderated by Dr Huma Baqai, Associate Professor IBA, will include senior bureaucrat Begum Nasreen Haque, Ayesha Aziz, Nadira Panjwani, and Yasmin Lari. Ayesha Tammy Haq will lead the session on local entrepreneurs’ success stories with Sana Safinaz, Farzeen Irtizaz and local entrepreneurs.

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