By Rafiq Vayani
KARACHI: The 21st Anniversary of the LADIESFUND Power Lunches at Okra, a series now well in its 6th year where women entrepreneurs and professionals network for business development. Over 600 different dynamic women professionals and SME business owners have attended a LADIESFUND Power Lunch to date.
Spotted at the full house gathering were Chief Guest British Deputy Head of Mission Mark Rakestraw, Kanwal Lakhani, Tahir Sharif, Ayesha Nisar, Abdul Hameed Aslam, LADIESFUND President Tara Uzra Dawood, among others.
LADIESFUND® was established in 2007 as an initiative to provide financial security to women and to promote and train women entrepreneurs. It aims to integrate the entrepreneurial needs based on the economic and social aspects of the local communities, with respect to greater women participation in the workforce.
LADIESFUND®, an initiative by Dawood Global Foundation, has grown tremendously and has become the leading resource in Pakistan and internationally with regard to Pakistani women professionals and entrepreneurs. It is registered in the US to help American women on their journey to success and is currently being registered in Canada to facilitate the needs of Canadian women.