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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Four Pakistanis Made it To Forbes '30 Under 30' Asia List For 2016


Four Pakistanis were recognized in Forbes '30 under 30' Asia list for 2016, in which business magazine recognized 600 young game-changers across 20 different fields. This year's Social Entrepreneurship and Media and Marketing category features four Pakistanis who they believe are changing the world. **-- Khalida Brohi:-
Khalida Brohi, 25, Founder of Sughar, who started a non-profit organization to empower rural women in Pakistan, at the age of 16, after witnessing an honour killing. Brohi's social enterprise provides six months training to women in 23 Pakistani villages. During training they gain business knowledge, learn ways to monetize traditional embroidery skills, and get access to loans and markets. **-- Fizza Farhan:-- Fizza Farhan, 27, is the founder and CEO of Bukhsh Foundation. Fiza was elected as a member of the first ever High-Level Panel of Un Secretary-General on Women's Economic Empowerment this month. She is also the director of Bukhsh Energy and was also part of '30 under 30' list by Forbes magazine for Social Entrepreneurs in 2015. **-- Umar Anwar Jahangir:--
Umar Anwar Jahangir, 24, is the founder and secretary of Bahria Medies. He is running several non-profit health care programs in Karachi. One of his flagship initiatives is program to create country first blood bank integrated to mobile network. **-- Muniba Mazari:-
Muniba, 28, is an Anchor person at PTV. She was appointed as Goodwill Ambassador to advance gender equality and empowerment of women by United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowement of Women.

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