"BoardTalks" women leadership development program!

Anum Shakeel
Posted September 23, 2019 from Pakistan
Picture with the iron woman Madam Shamshad Akhter
Picture with the iron woman Madam Shamshad Akhter : Picture with the iron woman Madam Shamshad Akhter (1/1)

For my love of Women Empowerment I have coordinated, "BoardTalks" women leadership development program initiated by Pakistan Stock Exchange. Presently, like never before, the time has come to return to women leadership activities. These activities had a place and time. Huge numbers of these networks and occasions brought issues to light and perceivability of an undeniable and testing void inside the corporate division and business world at large. Event was attended by young girls, government officials, corporate women and academicians. 

Madam Shamshad Akhter first woman Governor of State Bank of Pakistan and Ms. Ameena Saiyid first Pakistani woman to be awarded the Order of the British Empire were the esteemed guest at the occasion.

This session was about the ins and outs of the esteemed guests. Let me share about these two amazing women of Pakistan.

Madam Shamshad Akhter: 

Shamshad Akhtar is a Pakistani development economist, diplomat and intellectual who served as the caretaker Finance Minister of Pakistan. Prior to that, she served as the 14th Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, the first woman to assume this position. She also served as a senior adviser to Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon and as Vice-President of the World Bank.

Madam Ameena Saiyid: 

Ameena Saiyid OBE is the current managing director of Oxford University Press in Pakistan. She became the head of OUP Pakistan in 1988, becoming the first woman to ever head a multinational company in Pakistan. In 2005, she became the first Pakistani woman to be awarded the Order of the British Empire for her services to women’s rights, education, and intellectual property rights in Pakistan, and to Anglo-Pakistan relations. She is also the founder of the Karachi Literature Festival. In February 2013, she was conferred the prestigious French award of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters for her work in promoting literary culture.

Lesson from these inspiring stories are if they can do #wetoo!

 

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Tamarack Verrall
Sep 23
Sep 23

Dear Anum,
What a wonderful photo of so many women leaders together. Just seeing everyone here creates such hope. And thank you too for introducing Shamshad Akhtar and Ameena Saiyid. Strong women (I love the title "Iron Woman!") are so rarely given the press deserved. This is a tactic to keep us from knowing about and being inspired by women's brilliance and capabilities. It is so important to get this news, out of respect for these leaders, and for inspiration ourselves.

Anum Shakeel
Sep 30
Sep 30

Thank you Sister Tamarack. I will be sharing the stories of more women from Pakistan.

Lisbeth
Sep 23
Sep 23

Dear Annum,
Thanks for sharing this about your two powerful women in your community. I can tell how proud you are of them.

May the used their power and influenced to the betterment of the girl child in your community.
Have a great Monday.
Kind regards

Anum Shakeel
Sep 30
Sep 30

I will be sharing the stories of more women from Pakistan. And yes I am very proud of them. They are the real heroes of my life. I took inspiration from them to work more and become strong like them and mark my name in the annals of the history Lisbeth.

Lisbeth
Sep 30
Sep 30

Splendid :-)
Regards

Jill Langhus
Sep 23
Sep 23

Hello Dear Anum,

How are you doing? When did this meeting take place? Will Ameena and Shamshad be joining World Pulse... what an honor that would be. Well, it would be an honor for any of your esteemed guests/leaders to join World Pulse:-) I hope to see many of them on here!

Hope you're doing well, and that you have a great week, dear!

Anum Shakeel
Sep 30
Sep 30

Hi Jill, I am fine by the grace of God. These meetings are monthly seminars held in local hotels to motivate young women. I will try my level best to get a message for WP community from both of these amazing women. As far as joining is concern I will write them and ask if they can spare time as they both are highly engaged in their respective fields. But hope for the best I will try.

Jill Langhus
Sep 30
Sep 30

Good to hear:-)

Awesome. Looking forward to an update, then. Yes, I'm sure:-)

Hope you enjoyed the Ambassador call, btw? It was lovely to have you join us this time:-)

XX

Anum Shakeel
Oct 02
Oct 02

It was superb! I am really glad to be the part. I feel so much positive energy to do more good work as this work will be appreciated by every part of the world by just posting on a single splendid platform , named world pulse :)

Jill Langhus
Oct 02
Oct 02

Awesome:-) We're glad that you were, and are a part of the Ambassadors, dear!

Yes!

Anita Shrestha
Sep 23
Sep 23

Dear Anum
Thank you for sharing about women leadership. Keep it continue and do best.

Regards

Anum Shakeel
Sep 30
Sep 30

Thank you Anita!

Hello, Sister Anum,

Wow, you are indeed unstoppable. I love how you phrased it as " the time has come to return women leadership activities". Yes! Thank you for introducing Madam Shamshad and Madam Ameena to us. I hope they could join World Pulse, too. :)

Great hashtag, by the way: #wetoo

Thanks for sharing!

Anum Shakeel
Sep 30
Sep 30

Thank you Karen. I will write them and ask if they can spare time as they both are highly engaged in their respective fields. But hope for the best I will try my best.

You're welcome, Anum.:) That would be lovely. Hope you have a wonderful week ahead!

ANJ ANA
Sep 24
Sep 24

Dear Anum,
Congratulation for BroadTalks and thank you for introducing us with Shamshad Akhtar and Ameena Saiyid to us. We hope to have both leaders in world pulse, if possible. so that we can learn from their knowledge and experiences.
keep posting the updates sister.
warm regards, anjana

Anum Shakeel
Sep 30
Sep 30

I will write them and ask if they can spare time as they both are highly engaged in their respective fields. But hope for the best I will try my best.

Tarke Edith
Sep 24
Sep 24

Hello Anum
More grees to your elbows sis, l hope you are going to tap more knowledge from madam shamsham and you are going to be unstoppable.

Anum Shakeel
Sep 30
Sep 30

I will be sharing the stories of more women from Pakistan Tarke. Thank you for liking.

Anum Shakeel
Sep 30
Sep 30

I will dear Tarke. Thank you for liking.

Juliet Acom
Sep 24
Sep 24

Hi Anum,

Thanks for sharing with us these women who are pillars in your society. They are a true inapiration for many of us

Anum Shakeel
Sep 30
Sep 30

Pleasure is all mine Juliet. I will be sharing the stories of more women from Pakistan.

Beth Lacey
Sep 26
Sep 26

What a great idea!

Anum Shakeel
Sep 30
Sep 30

Thank you Beth!