Advancing women in leadership through the BoardTalks Sessions

BUSINESS
KARACHI: Women on Board PK, the non for profit trust that works for creating and expanding the leadership opportunities for women in corporate, social, public and philanthropic sectors, presents the “BoardTalks" Women Leadership Development Program in the city of Pakistan's premier industrial and financial centre, Karachi, this Wednesday 24th October at Ball Hall of Hotel PC. With the vision to promote gender mainstreaming in leadership positions and build a diverse pipeline of board-ready and board-certified women professionals in Pakistan, WOB invites women professionals working in different corporate, business, entrepreneurial, social, public and other professional sector entities to join us in an interactive lecture/talk program aimed at training and mentoring the future female leaders of Pakistan by offering insights from leading corporate/business
professionals.
Featuring in Karachi’s BoardTalks Session, will be our Guest Speaker Mrs. Ameena Saiyid, Chairperson of Oxford University Press who is going to talk about her perspectives on leadership skill sets, accompanied by our Guest of Honor, Mrs Shamshad Akhtar, former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, who is going to be addressing a motivational lecture on advancing women in work.
Participation of women professionals in BoardTalks sessions is by invitation only, but if you are indeed a qualified and ambitious women who wants to strive in your career to become a future professional leader, don’t worry. You still have more than one chance to join our Women Leadership Development Program!
Recognizing the leadership development needs for women professionals, Hashoo Group has extended invaluable hospitality facilities to WOB for the holding of 18 BoardTalks Sessions at its leading hotels in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad in the following months of November, January, February, April and May. The programs are going to have a focus on these particular areas: Women Leadership – Why it matters?, Essential Leadership Skillsets, Practical Aspects of Corporate Leadership/Board Matters and Emerging Ethical and Governance Trends.
Women on Board welcomes any other women professional to send their prior registration through WOB´s online and social media platforms.