Qashif Effendi, CEO, Reem Rice, UAE; Fiza Farhan, Member UN Secretary General's High Level Panel of Women Economic Empowerment; Squadron Leader Bisma Nasim, Pakistan Air Force and the 1st female paratrooper in Asia; Major General Nigar Johar, Vice Principal, Army Medical College, Pakistan Army; Tuba Ilze, Author on Women Entrepreneurship, Turkey; Farhat Rashid, Director Marketing, Westbury Group, Pakistan; Secil Sendag, CEO, 360 Communications, Turkey; Hilde Heye, President FCEM Monaco; Dr. Ani Atanasova, CEO, Pixelhunters, UAE with Yasmin Hyder, CEO, New World Concepts, Pakistan and Jan Vankrunkelsven, Consultant, Belgium
New World Concepts organized annual conference for women professional development, the International Women Leaders' Summit. The International Women Leaders' Summit is a unique chance for womenprofessionals in the corporate and business sectors of Pakistan to learn from global success stories and business leaders, said Yasmin Hyder, CEO, New World Concepts and Founder President of Pakistan Women Entrepreneurs Network for Trade (WE-NET).
The insights shared are a source of inspiration for learning and corporate career growth, she added. This year's conference theme, 'Invest in Yourself' focused on women leadership including women from diverse fields such as international diplomacy, multinational organizations, private enterprise and the armed forces. The summit explored ways for breaking gender stereotypes, investing for higher returns, giving back to society, branding yourself, personal financial management, and investing in yourself for global engagements.
The conference also held round table mentoring sessions for the audience. Major General Nigar Johar, Vice Principal Army Medical College, delivered the keynote address. She serves as the first female Deputy Commandant of an institute and the first female officer to command one of the biggest Pakistan Army unit. Major General Nigar Johar is the highest ranking lady officer in Pakistan Army. Shamsuddin Shaikh, CEO, Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company, delivered a special presentation to the audience about the gender initiatives led by the SECMC including their Female Dump Truck Driver Programme.
A panel discussion took place featuring Ingrid Johansson, Ambassador of Sweden, Khalid Mansoor, President, OICCI, and Raza Pirbhai, CEO, KFC Pakistan focused on Perceptions vs. Reality: Gender Inclusiveness in Organizations. Hilde Heye, President of les Femmes Chefs D'Enterprises de Monaco (Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Monaco) addressed the audience, detailing her inspiring story to success in the corporate world. Becky Lin, CEO, Hangzhou Jinjiang Group, Pakistan, gave a presentation on Rules of Success and the innovative techniques of waste management her company has adopted.
Sqn. Ldr. Bisma Nasim, Pakistan Air Force addressed the conference regarding her experience in creating history by being the first ever female paratrooper in Asia in 2006. Ardi Stoios-Braken, Ambassador of Netherlands and Dr. Brigitta Blaha, Ambassador of Austria participated in panel discussions relating to Working Across Borders and Thriving in the Asian Workplace, respectively.
Source: Pakistan Point News - 23rd Jan, 2018
Author and social entrepreneur Tuba İlze participated International Women Leaders Summit as a guest speaker and talked at the panel titled "Branding Yourself". Tuba İlze told about her journey that has started as a auther and trainner and transforming to a social entrepreneur.
İlze, also participated to "Empowering Women Entrepreneurship" meeting that has organized by WE-NET and shared with the participants how she used social media.
Tuba İlze, is the author of Business&Management book "You are a woman. You Can Do It" and founder of www.kadinsanyaparsin.com