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UNDP and LadiesFund co-host 20 of the most dynamic women in Pak

KARACHI: Dinner co-hosted by UNDP & LadiesFund of 20 of the most dynamic women in Pakistan and in particular the LadiesFund 2024 Women of Inspiration for a discussion and dialogue, says a Press release.
UNDP Pakistan partnered with Dawood Global Foundation to jointly host the LadiesFund 2024 Women of Inspiration and past Women of Inspiration and LadiesFund winners for an interactive dinner and networking.
“It is truly a pleasure to bring together such exceptional women and dear friends from all sectors to this gathering, with the purpose of celebrating each other,” said Tara Uzra Dawood, President, Dawood Global Foundation, “and we congratulate you and thank you for all you do, and in particular, congratulate the 2024 LadiesFund Women of Inspiration.”
“It was a pleasure to co-host this dinner in honour of the LadiesFund 2024 Women of Inspiration,” said Van Nyugen, Deputy Regional Representative UNDP. “Sharing a meal and networking with some of the most dynamic women of Sindh was a proud moment for the UNDP.”
Spotlighted at the gathering were the 11 LadiesFund Women of Inspiration 2024: Atiya Khan, Film Director and former Supermodel,Ayesha Ashraf Jangda (Shariah Banker), Aysha Baqir (author), Baakh Pirzada (news anchor), Dr. Huma Baqai (Rector of MiTE), Fatimeh Fifi Haroon (senior journalist formerly with BBC), Khursheed Kotwal (Chartered Accountant), Nina Kashif (Film Producer), Sabina Khatri (social worker), Shama Askari (performing artist and translator), and Shanaz Ramzi (PR guru).
Also, spotted were Shahnaz Wazir Ali (Former Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan), Nargis Rahman (Chairperson, Pakistan Women’s Foundation for Peace, and Convener, Karachi Citizens’ Forum, Masarrat Misbah (Founder, Masarrat Misbah Makeup & Depilex), Ameena Saiyid (MD, Lightstone Publisher), Sayeeda Leghari (Owner, Sukkur Beverages (Pvt) Ltd Pakistan), Ayhan Mustafa Bhutto (Additional Secretary, Environment, Climate Change & Coastal Development Department (ECC&CDD), Govt. Of Sindh), Amir Khan Goraya (Assistant Resident Representative, UNDP), Frieha Altaf (Catwalk), Nabila Bano (singer), Shamain Faruque (make-up artist), Usman Manzoor (Head of Climate Promise, UNDP), Nadeem Shaukat (Directorate of Climate Change UNDP), Kulsoom Aftab (NAPA), Khursheed Hyder (PRO, Hum Network) & et al.
“Great job done by LadiesFund led by Uzra in giving recognition to all the hard working and accomplished women of Pakistan and a wonderful dinner by UNDP and Dawood Global Foundation,” said Sayeeda Leghari. “May these women be role models for our future generations.”
“Connecting with like-minded women is soul food,” said Atiya Khan, “The way LadiesFund curates women supporting and empowering other women is key to a better future.”
“No act of care, love and kindness, no matter how small, can ever be lost or wasted,” said Nargis Rahman, “Thank you for such an outstanding evening.”
LadiesFund is creating a community of exceptional Pakistani women who are befriending and enjoying each other’s company and successes.

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