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Transforming Young Minds, Creating Future Leaders

Transforming Young Minds, Creating Future Leaders
  Technological innovations and digital evolutions are transforming the world as we know it. It is now more than evident that the future economy will demand a generation of professionals which is ready to tackle novel and unprecedented issues. Keeping this in mind, there is growing need to swiftly shift ...
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First Person: Broadening Horizons at UC Berkeley

First Person: Broadening Horizons at UC Berkeley
Abdul Wahid Khan, a Kennedy-Lugar Youth and Exchange Study (YES) program 2011-12 alumnus, has just returned from the United States, where, he attended summer school at the University of California (UC Berkeley) which was partially sponsored by the U.S. Mission in Pakistan. He spent a busy month studying ecology and society; ...
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A way-forward: Preparing for the Climate Change

A way-forward: Preparing for the Climate Change
Environmental Scientist, Dr. Bushra Khan, has been noticing that climate change and reduction in water availability have started to leave an adverse effect on crop production in agriculturally rich areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) while some effects resulted into crop failure in certain areas. She observed that farmers were unaware ...
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Empowering Women in Pakistani Media

Empowering Women in Pakistani Media
The story of the world is half-told when it is told only by men. Focusing on that motto, International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) alumna Mehwish Abbasi, who is a journalist herself, aimed at fostering the free expression of women’s voice, concerns, and aspirations. Journalists in Pakistan endure intimation, harassment, violence, ...
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Mission: Clean-up K-2 Basecamp

Mission: Clean-up K-2 Basecamp
“It was a dreadful day, we had not seen sun for over 24 hours now. I was of two minds – for a second, I would think of returning and the very next second, I would buck myself up to take a leap of faith. It was, indeed, the most ...
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Training to Empower Teachers through Technology

Training to Empower Teachers through Technology
Waiting for the participants to settle down, Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) programme alumnus, Rajesh Goswami smiled as he took the stage to conduct the workshop he had tirelessly worked for over the past few weeks. Goswami is of the view that education without technology is like a pen without ...
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A Thousand Yearnings – When Expression Meets Dance

A Thousand Yearnings – When Expression Meets Dance
The evening of 11th August was one filled with the celebration of art, poetry, expression and dance. The evening, titled as Hazaron Khwahishen Aisi (English: A Thousand Yearnings), was dedicated to the living legend, Ms. Indu Mitha. Mrs. Mitha is in herself an institution who has been thriving as a ...
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Alumnus Spearheads First Teacher Training Program in Khanewal

Alumnus Spearheads First Teacher Training Program in Khanewal
27 Female Teachers Learn Innovative Pedagogical Methods Ishrat teaches middle school children at the Bright Future Model School in Khanewal. This particular day, she decides to give her students flash cards and asks them not to open their books. She senses the excitement in the classroom as her students mouth ...
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Building Entrepreneurial Skills Among Women

Building Entrepreneurial Skills Among Women
Residency Program Empowers Women of FATA Faiza Asghar, a student of International Relations at Peshawar University, did not know much about entrepreneurship, crises communication, or business development. That was, however, before she attended a five-day residency program in Nathia Gali on the theme of entrepreneurship and crises communication with 20 ...
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Interfaith Festival Celebrates Diversity in Sindh

Interfaith Festival Celebrates Diversity in Sindh
Empowers Participants to Become Agents of Peace On July 30, 2016, Hyderabad welcomed 200 youth activists hailing from different ethnic and religious minorities from Tharparkar, Umarkot, Tando Muhammad Khan, Badin, Thatta, Jamshoro, Larkana, Nawabshah and Karachi for a riveting dialogue on peace and interfaith harmony. From local heroes to youth ...
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