Tag: Women

Telenor committed for GSMA’s Connected Women

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Telenor Pakistan is committed to increasing women’s share in its customers in mobile services. Telenor Pakistan has committed to increasing the proportion of women in its subscriber with a vision to empower societies and endorsement of the GSMA’s Connected Women Initiative in the year 2020. Telenor in its two-pronged states increase the proportion of women […]…Read More

Project for supporting women IT graduates launched

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STAFF REPORT KHI: A project of supporting female Information Technology (IT) graduates access to information Technology Sectors through internship programme has been launched at the Hamdard University Campus.The project was launched under the Gender Equity Programme (GEP) of Aurat Foundation with the support of USAID and the project would be executed by Hamdard University. Speaking on the occasion, Regional Director Aurat Foundation Mehnaz Rehman said that the female IT graduates could…Read More

PTCL celebrates international women day

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has organized a seminar on the International Women’s Day to celebrate the contribution of women in general and female PTCL employees in particular towards making the world a better place to live on. The theme of the seminar was RENEW - Respect, Educate, Nurture and Empower Women.’ For PTCL, it has always been an honor to pay tribute to women who have changed the course of history, sometimes in the face of seemingly…Read More

PTCL celebrates international women day

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has organized a seminar on the International Women’s Day to celebrate the contribution of women in general and female PTCL employees in particular towards making the world a better place to live on. The theme of the seminar was RENEW - Respect, Educate, Nurture and Empower Women.’ For PTCL, it has always been an honor to pay tribute to women who have changed the course of history, sometimes in the face of seemingly…Read More

UNIDO, ICCI start initiatives for women business growth

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article image ceremony to celebrate the Women International Day 2016. Gender mainstreaming is one of the major focuses of the UNIDO Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP), which employs a competition-based ecosystem approach to identify the most promising entrepreneurs across the country. It works as a local business acceleration programme that supports, promotes and "de-risks" the participating companies and connects them to the potential investors, customers, and partners. At this…Read More

UNIDO, ICCI start initiatives for women business growth

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) in collaboration with UNIDO has recently organized a ceremony to celebrate the Women International Day 2016. Gender mainstreaming is one of the major focuses of the UNIDO Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP), which employs a competition-based ecosystem approach to identify the most promising entrepreneurs across the country. It works as a local business acceleration programme that supports, promotes and "…Read More

PARC to train women to make value-added olive products

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has embarked upon a plan to impart training to women farmers to make value added olive products by utilizing their own fruit to upraise standard of living. "To develop cottage industry in target areas, woman farmers are being trained which would play important role in poverty alleviation of respective areas", spokesman of PARC told the media in Islamabad. He said working in olive sector at this massive scale…Read More

Mobilink empowering women in KP through m-learning initiative

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Mobilink Foundation, under its Make Your Mark’ initiative, has teamed up with The Institute of Social and Policy Sciences (I-SAPS) and GuarantCo for SMS-based Adult Female Literacy Programme’, which is enabling learners to get ICT-based education. Through this initiative, the company is educating around 4,050 women in eight rural districts of KP including Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Malakand, Haripur, Mansehra, Kohat and Buner. "Our m-Literacy project started with 250…Read More

PTA holds apps development training for women

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Information Technology, has recently arranged five-day professional training for women on "Android Development and Augmented Reality" at its head office as part of the "m-entrepreneurship for women" programme. The objective of this training was to equip potential women entrepreneurs with necessary mobile application development skills. The training also focused on…Read More