26 Sep EAG – A Commendable Effort
Dawood Global Foundation & Hashoo Group hosted Educate a Girl Lahore vocational educational training at the Pearl Continental Lahore. Fundraisers held in Toronto (Canada) and Karachi (Pakistan) funded 250 scholarships for deserving girls in Lahore. The training educated deserving Lahori girls from SOS Children villages, Lesco/Wapda Girls High School Shalamar Lahore, Lesco/Wapda girls high school Allama Iqbal Town Lahore, Syedanwala Girls College and cancer patients from Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital. There were a waiting list of girls from other schools and so more scholarships will be raised in the future.
Keynote speakers included Australian Honorary Consul General Salim Ghauri, Souriya Anwar, Founder, SOS (Children’s Villages), Syeda Henna Babar Ali, Packages, Monis Rahman, Sameena Kareem (late Arfa Karim’s Mom), Maheen Taseer (wife of Shabaz Taseer), Hina Salman (make up artist), Qasif Shahid, Tara Uzra Dawood and Shameelah Ismail.
The full day training was focused on Entrepreneurship, Coding, Negotiation, Building a Brand, Grooming, Self-Confidence & Leadership. #EAGLahore