Kashf Foundation, JS Bank celebrate International Women's Entrepreneurship Day
Kashf Foundation in partnership with JS Bank celebrated International Women's Entrepreneurship Day by lauding the achievements of its clients at an award ceremony for the most successful women entrepreneurs. The chief guest for the event was Barrister Shahida Jamil, former Minister of Law, Justice and Human Rights and Parliamentary Affairs and former Minister for Women Development, Social Welfare and Special Education.
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A panel of development experts comprising of Leslie Tinney, First Secretary Development Government of Canada, Ali Sarfaraz CEO of the Punjab Skill Development Fund, and Sadia Khan CEO of Selar Enterprises, discussed the role of finance, development assistance, and skills development in empowering women entrepreneurs. At the end, Kashf recognised 15 of its clients for excellence in entrepreneurship. Kashf's client Salma Kanwal who is one of the United Nations Ambassadors for International Women's Entrepreneurship Day was also recognised at the event, where she spoke of her achievements in expanding her business through capital support and training opportunities provided by Kashf Foundation. November 17 - November 21 has been marked as International Entrepreneurs Week and November 19 is International Women's Entrepreneurship Day. The day is an opportunity to celebrate, engage and empower female entrepreneurs.-PR