KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) celebrates International Women’s Day by organizing various events under the theme ‘Better the balance, Better the world’, where female employees participated with passion and enthusiasm across Pakistan.
The session held at the PTCL
Academy in Islamabadfeatured distinguished women speakers from different walks
of life including Alia Zafar, HR Head, Askari Bank, Shahnaz Kapadia, CEO &
Founder, Mera Maan, Fatima Anila, Founder, Alishverish and Samar Hassan, Co-Founder,
The guest speakers shared their
success stories and how they overcame challenges throughout their professional
careers. They talked about how women can help forge a more gender-balanced
world through entrepreneurship, leadership roles and innovation.
On the occasion, Syed Mazhar Hussain,
Chief Human Resource Officer, PTCL, said, “At PTCL, we make concerted efforts
to encourage and support women in bringing out their true potential by giving
them safe, open and healthy environment. The International Women’s Day celebrates
the achievements of women in our society and around the world. Our
organizational culture is conducive and encourages women to be empowered in
their careers and lives.”
The focus of the event was onmaking
the session interactive with women participants. They were also provided with
professional guidance with real life scenarios in the lives of working women.
PTCL gave this opportunityto women to further cultivate their self-confidence,
create a state of balance in their lives and promote equality for everyone.
PTCL, being a national company,
providesequal opportunity, gender equality, prospects of growth and protects
rights of women across the country.