The third and final day of the three-day festival, paying tribute to the women of Pakistan, culminated on the 14th of August at the Global Marquees. The day started off with a Woman Empowerment Seminar, culminating in Pakistan Women Festival Awards and was followed by a Health Seminar.
Concurrently, an art exhibition took place all day. Free Yoga classes and a cooking show was also organized. The evening ended with a scintillating concert featuring an international performance by Stereo Nation.
The objective of Pakistan Women Festival 2017 is to honor women, recognize their contributions to society and discuss their issues, whether empowerment-related or health.
The final day opened with a women empowerment seminar organized by STARLINKS PR and hosted by Shanaz Ramzi, featuring Khushbakht Shujat, who took the stage and gave a motivating speech on ‘Women tackling challenges in Education in Pakistan’.
After the speech, a panel discussion took place on the same topic i.e.: ‘Women tackling challenges in Education in Pakistan’. The panelists included: Nargis Alvi, Shaha Tariq, Ameena Saiyed and Ambreena Ahmed, whereas the moderation was done by Sahibzadi Mahin Khan. The seminar ended with an award ceremony in which five inspiring women were recognized for their efforts in promoting UNSDGs.
The award winners were:
1. Dr. Quratulain Bakhteari for Reduced Inequalities
2. Shireen Halai for Recycle for charity in the category of Responsible consumption
3. Sabiha Zaman for Climate action
4. Tahira Mohammed Ali Shah (LATE) for Life below water and Dr. Aamena Hasan for Life on Land
After a short break, Women Health Seminar also organized by STARLINKS PR took off. The three-day health seminar addressed the various health care issues and opportunities in Pakistan. The seminar was divided into two sessions. The panel for Session One was of ‘Paediatric Care Essentials in the 21st Century’ and included Dr. Fareeduddin, Dr. Anokhi Khanum, and Dr. Sohail Thobani, whereas Dr. Atif Mansoor was the moderator.
The second session was on the subject of ‘Oral Hygiene for Healthier Living’. The panelists consisted of Dr. Babur Ashraf, Dr. Javeria Qureshi, Dr. Wajeeha Rehman and Dr. Nadia Hussain. The moderation of the panel was done by Dr. Sidra Khan.
Concurrent to the seminars, people had the opportunity to enjoy a hall full of beautiful masterpieces and art works by a variety of artists who showcased their talents at the art gallery. Jabbar Gul, Zohra Hussain, Mehar Afroze, Margery Hussain, Shahnaz Ismail and students of Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, and Arts Council took part in the exhibition. Free Yoga classes were also taking place in the adjacent Hall. Three chefs from HUM TV also conducted a free cooking session for women.
The day ended with the most awaited part of the festival, the PWF concert. Amanat Ali, Zoe Viccaji, Alycia Dias and the internationally acclaimed Stereo Nation gave mesmerizing performances before a packed audience. All in all, the last day of Pakistan Women Festival was a massive success. Women and men participated from different walks of life and enjoyed it. It is to be noted that Pakistan Women Festival aims to be an annual event.
All in all, the last day of Pakistan Women Festival was a massive success. Women and men participated from different walks of life and enjoyed it. It is to be noted that Pakistan Women Festival aims to be an annual event.
Stay tuned to Brandsynario for latest news and updates.