Saturday
24 February | 2024

Lahore, Pakistan

Kinnaird Centre hosts event to empower women for a sustainable future

Maha Jamil joins day-long session as chief guest while UN Global Youth Ambassador Rizwan Anwar participates as guest of honor

LAHORE: Kinnaird Centre for Learning and Cultural Development (KCLCD) at the Kinnaird College for Women hosted a session – Breaking barriers: Empowering women for a sustainable future.

The daylong session aimed to address challenges women face in achieving sustainable development goals and provide them with strategies and tools to overcome these obstacles. The event featured a panel of female leaders from various fields who shared their experiences and insights on women empowerment and how they can break the barriers.

On the occasion, Kinnaird Centre for Learning and Cultural Development Director Maha Jamil joined the session as the chief guest, and shared her thoughts with the audience. Global Youth Ambassador of United Nations Rizwan Anwar also participated in the session as the guest of honor.

'Panelists discuss various issues that women face in society'
‘Panelists discuss various issues that women face in society’

The panelists included Tayaba Asad, Ayesha Khadim Dogar, Maryam Yaqoob, and Nabiha Rubab, who shared their thoughts with the audience on women empowerment and how they can break the barriers. The panelists discussed various issues that women face in society, including gender-based discrimination, lack of education, and societal stereotypes.

They also shared their personal stories of how they overcame these obstacles and achieved success in their respective fields. The panelists emphasized the need to empower women by providing them with equal opportunities, access to education, and the right skills to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

The session was attended by students, faculty, and staff of Kinnaird College and was a resounding success in spreading awareness and advocating for women’s empowerment. The Kinnaird Centre aims to continue organizing such events in the future to create a platform for women to voice their concerns and provide them with the necessary support to break the barriers and achieve their goals.

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