An event to celebrate and advance Women in Technology within Pakistan.
The second WEP Zonal conference shall be held on December 14th, 2017 at Lahore College for Women University. We are bringing female Role Models in STEM for you to learn from. There are sessions regarding the ingredients of a Winning Resume, the importance of following your passion, and opportunities for working from home.
Introducing our Speakers:
Miss Shaista Ali is a Forensic Chemistry wiz. She is a lecturer at GCU, Lahore and is also working towards a PhD. Shaista is definitely a Role Model!
Syed M. Salman Mehdi is a wizard with much magic. Get motivated, come join us on December 14th!
Engr. Anum Tariq will be talking about her experience with Women Engineers Pakistan, and how best to shape your career ladder towards progress. Engineers, look forward to this talk: Anum is a definite ROLE MODEL!
Engr. Usman Muhammad Ali will be speaking on "Work from Home: How is this Culture going to work for women in Pakistan?"
Our very own Engr. Jawad Ali will be co-presenting a workshop on "The Best CV Ever! + Some Interview Tips".
Get to meet our Founder!
Engr. Ramla Qureshi, Founder & CEO of WEP, will be giving Diversity Training: "How to work in a multi-cultural, multi-gendered, multi-everything work environment."
Hope to see you soon!
An event to recognize Women Engineers Pakistan supporters in the presence of successful role models.
The event will cover:
- Founder WEP meet and greet with team
- Key note speaker talks from industry and corporate (Speakers and topics will be release soon, keep following)
- Speed Networking
- Skill building sessions on:
Opportunities to apply
Meet Our Speakers:
Meet our Founder:
Our Pioneering member, Engr. Anum Tariq Khan spoke at the STEMinists of Pakistan: Overcoming Barriers | Lahore event organized by British Council Pakistan on October 28th, 2017.
The organizers ensured that the discussion would focus "..not only on challenges that women face while working in science and technology but will cover some tips on how they can become indispensable to the industry, make a mark in their workplaces and have the same progression as their male counterparts. For young girls and women interested in STEM fields, it can be difficult to find women who are established within these fields."
Anum spoke about the enablers and barriers for Pakistani women within #STEM fields. Anum's passion for the cause has shown through all three years of her work with Women Engineers Pakistan. For WEP's "Science for Progress" initiative, she has spoken to many young high school girls about the importance of education as a whole, and about STEM in detail. She has also spoken at national level to policy makers within the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and industry, regarding current issues that women face within engineering academia and industry. Anum has led many student-industry linkage events, and has conducted various field-trips for prospective female engineers to different STEM firms. She is also a part of IEEE Women in Engineering, and constantly works for promoting and empowering women.
Engr. Jawad is also a pioneering member of WEP. He has been one of our very strong male allies for the cause, and is constantly working with us to promote and encourage more women in STEM fields. Jawad has gone through all the processes involved in the WEP experience, has participated in multiple outreach sessions towards girls schools in underprivileged areas, conducted various empowerment seminars for grooming of university students, and is currently a mentor for the current campus ambassadors across the country.
Progressing Women in STEM
Here's to Girl Power!
Our ER manager, Engr. Yusra Shah represented #Pakistan and Women Engineers Pakistan at the Global Women In Leadership Economic Forum (WIL Forum) in Dubai. Yusra met with HRH Princess Tessy Antony of Luxembourg, who gave an amazing message; "Pakistan is incredibly resourceful country, and you have lots of opportunities, so don't give up! Even if from time to time it is hard, and you are being pushed down, just push back! You can do it, and I am with you!" #womenInSTEM #WomenInTech#WomenEngineersPakistan
Progressing women in STEM