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Our brilliant speakers who will hit the stage are absolute must-sees. Stay tuned to know more about them.

Ms. Sihah Waris

Ms. Sihah Waris is a tech entrepreneur, whose professional journey began when she launched Solugix Pvt Ltd in 2013, an IT firm focusing on web development and design services, providing IT solutions to small and medium companies worldwide. In 2015, she was granted a scholarship to join the first batch of students at the Islamabad Chapter of the Founder Institute. She became the first female graduate of this prestigious entrepreneurship accelerator program, and was even declared the “Top Founder” for her new startup, Rise Mom.

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Ms. Mehvish Zahoor

Ms. Mehvish Zahoor is IEEE Region 10 (Asia & Pacific) Student Representative (RSR) 2015-16 and PhD Scholar in Nanobiotechnology group at National Institute for Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering (NIBGE) Faisalabad, Pakistan. Her research interests include development of nanomaterials and understanding the behavior of the nanomaterials used for photocatalysis.

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Ms. Bharti Ochani

An Electrical Engineer by profession & a firm believer in women empowerment, she is the first one in her family of all doctors to opt engineering as a profession.
She has around 5 years of diverse experience in process re-engineering, automation of business processes, product training and analysis while having worked in the FMCG, Power/Utility sector. Currently working in K-Electric, the only vertically-integrated power utility in Pakistan providing electricity to Karachi, the biggest city of the country. She has recently acquired an IRCA (International Register of Certificated Auditors) Approved ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Certificate.

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Ms. Asna Javed

A journey of a disabled girl to an abled Engineer. She began her career from an IT firm in Islamabad and did her Masters in Computer and Wireless Networks. She is now a proud IBMer and refuses to add “Dis” to her “Ability” .

Dr. Nadia Zaheer

She is a Senior Management Consultant – Team Lead HWSW Analytics and Cognition and a Data Scientist with Management. She holds a PhD degree in Logistics/SCM Optimization using data analytics, MS degree in Engineering Management & B.E in Computer Systems Engineering with 12 years of diverse experience.

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Ms. Riffat Ara Qureshi

Presently, working in grade 20 as General Manager (Training) WAPDA. Served as Director/Director General (Training) for 13 years at WAPDA Administrative Staff College Islamabad.

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Ms. Shabana Khawar

Multi-faceted professional with more than 15 years of rich professional experience in the field of finance, operations, banking, private sector and development sector, in prestigious institutions such as The World Bank Group.

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Ms. Youmna El Bitar

Ms. Youmna graduated from the American University of Beirut – Lebanon with a BE in Telecommunications Engineering, a subject she is passionate about since childhood. Until recently, she worked as a Radio Planning and Optimization (RNPO) Engineer with Zain Lebanon (also known as “touch”). She is currently due to start her Master’s degree in Management at the Technical University of Munich – Germany.

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Ms. Aneeqa Ishaq

Ms. Aneeqa Ishaq is a Stanford graduate where she studied Design Thinking from the prestigious d.school and UX and Human Computer Interaction from their amazing CS department. She is the Chief Design Officer of IDEATE Innovation — a leading UX, design and innovation firm based out of Islamabad, working with top companies of Pakistan. She was previously Manager Customer Experience and Service Design at Telenor Pakistan.

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Ms. Ayesha Mubashir

Graduate of Electrical Engineering from FAST Lahore, currently working to promote women empowerment at Herself, Punjab Information Technology Board.

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