Karachi (Muhammad Yasir)
Lean in Pakistan Foundation launched Lean in Girls Pakistan initiative in follow up to the global launch of Lean in Girls that took place last month in San Francisco, USA, hosted by founder Sheryl Sandberg, former COO, Meta/Facebook. 50 girls and young women were invited from various high schools and universities in Karachi.
The launch was titled “Self-Esteem in a Barbie World” and centered around a purpose-driven workshop. Spotted at the event were Dr. Huma Baqai (Rector, MiTE), Nisha Ghumro (Founder & CEO, Sceptre College), plus-sized model Sana Sultan, event chair Margaret Fialho, and event host Lean In Pakistan Foundation President Tara Uzra Dawood. Alfalah Digital Banking was the venue sponsor, Nighat Misbah at Depilex Beauty Clinic was Beauty Partner, and other Partners included Premo by Xanders, Workhall, Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Eadvisory, Szabist, Indus University, Millennium Institute of Technology and Entrepreneurship, and Sceptre College.