Women influence a large percentage of the decisions made in families and communities. Women, though, are among the most underutilized resources in community development.
This event will bring strong and professional women who are leading their communities and have inspirational journey to share with everyone. Event is open to everyone who believe in importance of women role in community building and wants to connect, learn, share and grow. During the event, we will be treated to a facilitated discussion, where we will hear from a diverse panel of women community leaders about how they've decided about what they are doing and what major role a women can play in community building.
CMX Connects are created for customer to customer marketing professionals such as User Group Program Managers, Community Managers, Builders and Leaders; Field Marketers, Social Media Managers, and Event Organizers! Connects fulfill the need for C2C professionals to share actionable strategies and advice.
The event will cover:
- A quick introduction of everyone
- Inspiring stories of women leading communities
- There will be a panel discussion on what Role women can play in Community Building
- Meet other community program leaders!
Government College University
Head of Computer Science Dept.
Dr.Fareeha Zafar , is from Lahore , Pakistan .She has received PhD in computer Sciences specialization in Mobile Cellular Networks (Telecom) from University of Derby- United Kingdom. She has earned MBA-HRM-UK , M.Phill Comp.Sc - UK , M.Sc Software Engineering , M,Sc Computer Networks and
Dr.Fareeha Zafar , is from Lahore , Pakistan .She has received PhD in computer Sciences specialization in Mobile Cellular Networks (Telecom) from University of Derby- United Kingdom. She has earned MBA-HRM-UK , M.Phill Comp.Sc - UK , M.Sc Software Engineering , M,Sc Computer Networks and M.Sc Comp Science from Pakistan. Dr. Fareeha Zafar is Cisco certified holding CCNA, CCIT, C-Voice and CCIE. Dr. F Zafar is member of UNESCO development of projects & planning on WHS in association with UNESCO ICT chair, and UNESCO Scientific Recourse for World Regions
Dr. Fareeha has served as Faculty for Engineering /Telecom & and Business over 14 years among which she taught 5years in UK. Currently she is employed with Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan and deputed at Government College University Lahore, Pakistan.
Internationally she is consultant & scientist to work with ministries in order to improve their economies using ICT . In addition she is also a specialized Curriculum Revision Resource for developing Academic structure in Africa , Arab & Asian Region
She is In charge of Ph.D ; Department of Computer Science GCU-Lhr, Pakistan.
Dr. Zafar at present , is Research Head for Mobile & Communication Advancements , holding her International Research publication over 162 reputed Journal paper and Books published with Springer.
Dr. Zafar is supervising 5 Ph.D scholars in Cellular Technology and holds Largest Research group in Pakistan comprising of 192 M.Phil students , which are directly engaged with her perusing their Research in Telecom/Comps .Sc & Business Studies.
A well focused woman to execute Academic Entrepreneurship and has earned numerous credits on her roll.
European Entrepreneur ship Award -2012 : Small scale Software Development for economic Stability of Medium income Academic Groups .
Best Research Award among 20 Countries for ICT & cellular Integration for e-Govt Practices- IEDRC China 2013.
She earned best Research Paper award 2012 from Malaysia as well . Key Note Speaker for ICCSS '14Turkey , and Speaker to Represent Women In Engineering at UNESCO HEAD Quarters '2013, as well
Moreover, she is also Vice President/ Member Board of Management of NGO, Humanity Welfare Service Foundation (HWCF). She is also associate to multiple foreign Universities for ICT & business Schools in Europe, Asia, and Africa. Dr. Zafar’s research includes e-Govt practices & polices, Cloud Computing , Wireless Sensor Networks , Mobile Communications, LTE , Mobile RF and Tele medicine. Her aim of research revolves around Research for Welfare.
She is Titled as "Most Educated Woman of Muslim World".
Innovaxious Consulting Company
The Trainer has over 12 years of experience in the
field of education. By profession she an entrepreneur, consultant and a successful marketer. She is the Co-Founder of Touracious and CEO of lnnovaxious Consulting Company. She also working with the Superior University as a Manager in the Center for Entrepreneurship named CMACED. She also a marketing and entrepreneurship trainer for the period of last 7 years. She worked in UAE with the advertising firms and no cultural center in the capacity of a mentor. Being the member of marketing association al Pakistan and many other outreach programs in Pakistan. she always enjoyed being a part of the social hub. She holds the trophy of a topper in her graduation exam from Punjab University. not only the educational success but she retained the gold medals In sports from The Superior College Along with the teaching, she also writes and publishes case studies on national firms of Pakistan. She also has presented her research work in several national research platforms. Her work on CPEC staled from the institute of Rural Management, practical visits to the highway covering Dasso. Gilgit, Passo, Sost and Khanjrab furthermore, presented the findings of her CPEC studies in Middlesex Uriversity. Dubai In the current capacity, she has organized Kaboom (Industry academia platform for students), Markebition (showcasing of marketing projects), represents Choudhary Muhammad Akram Center for Entrepreneurship in Superior University in the Entrepreneurial Revolution program, organized 10 workshops and invited several speakers from industry to bridge the gap between industry and academia. Through lot of initiatives, she has developed strong skills in organizing and planning the curriculum, events, brand activation and marketing campaigns. She is passionate about educating the youth regarding business and management so that enabling the youth of Pakistan to become the master of their own fate
Founder of a media and advocacy campaign called Beti to challenge misogynistic mindsets and help families nurture and empower girl child and women. She wants to elevate the economic and social status pf women and young girls. Ms. Shahid has a Master’s degree in Mass Communications from Kinnaird College for Women Lahore and she is an IVLP Edward Murrow 2013 alumni. Currently working as the Media and Advocacy Strategy consultant PWD (UNFPA) and helping develop strategy that integrates conventional and social media.
Previously as the Managing Director at Media 1947 and Editor, Khouj News, Ms. Shahid created strategic content for all mediums, including print, electronic and social media. Ms. Shahid has made several social media and conventional media plans including unique content for brands that have a diverse audience with a special focus on women and youth.
Ms. Shahid helped award winning writer/journalist Peter Oborne research for his book, titled, “Wounded Tiger: A history of cricket in Pakistan”. The book is dedicated to her.
A strong advocate of interfaith harmony Ms. Ramma was the assistant director and researcher for the film, Salaam. It is a film about bridging peace between all religions.
Ms. Shahid has previously created and supervised various advertisement campaigns and documentaries as well as songs while working closely with core government/public sector media teams. She also helped produce ads/short films and documentaries for the Women Development Department (WDD) on themes including women emancipation and gender equity. She has also arranged and hosted numerous workshops and seminars for the WDD, including 16 Days of Activism under the UN Women banner.
Ms. Shahid also successfully participated as a fellow under the highly prestigious Edward Murrow Program (International Visitor Leadership Program IVLP) sponsored by the US State Department, which involved exchange of ideas and academic seminars on media and journalistic practices in the USA and across the world.
She has also served as Content Manager for A Plus Channel (Lahore) and Assistant Director and Research Analyst for ATV Lahore, besides making short documentaries for political parties conducting interviews of world renowned personalities, like multi-award winning journalist Robert Fisk.
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