Pakistani ‘TechWomen’ travel to US for mentor-ship and trade program for emerging women

ISLAMABAD: Ten Pakistani women have reached in the United States to take an interest in TechWomen 2017, a mentorship and trade program for rising ladies pioneers in science, innovation, designing, and math. This is the first year Pakistani women have partaken in the U.S. government-subsidized TechWomen program, which incorporates 100 members from crosswise over Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East.

“Pakistan today needs more science as well as more ladies in science,” said member Saima Shabbir. “I am truly eager to be a part of the primary accomplice of TechWomen rising leaders from Pakistan, a fantastic setting where scholarly trade is the reason for building up an enduring system and in addition social associations.”

The Pakistani members experienced a focused determination procedure to gain the chance to take part in the five-week program, which will be held in San Francisco, California, and Washington, D.C.

“The American Embassy is satisfied to see such a significant number of capable and inspired Pakistani experts partaking in the TechWomen program surprisingly,” said American Embassy Cultural Affairs Officer Arlissa Reynolds. “I anticipate finding out about the new thoughts and connections they create in the United States, and I am sure they will impart important mastery to the next program members.”

In spite of the fact that this is the first year Pakistanis have taken an interest in the TechWomen program, the US Department of State sends roughly 1,000 Pakistanis to the United States every year on an assortment of expert and scholastic trade programs.