Circle Global Entrepreneurship Week


Karachi—Circle Pakistan, a leading platform for women’s entrepreneurship and economic empowerment in Pakistan, hosted a story-telling based public speaking workshop on Thursday 17th November for women leaders in the country. This was the launch event for CIRCLE’s Young Professionals’ Network – a pioneering initiative for growing women leaders.
CIRCLE Pakistan, founded by Sadaffe Abid, former COO and CEO of Kashf Foundation, works towards women’s economic empowerment and employment through innovative entrepreneurship and leadership labs, advocacy campaigns and research. CIRCLE is based on the belief that investing in women is the smartest economic venture of today and that when women develop, communities prosper and economies grow.
The storytelling workshop was facilitated by Aurelie Salvaire, a social entrepreneur from Barcelona, who brings experience of curating multiple TEDx conferences and coaching TEDx speakers. Women from leading corporates such as IBM, Loreal, Mitsubishi, Unilever, National Foods and start-ups attended the interactive workshop to pitch their ideas, map their journey, and own their narrative.
Sadaffe Abid, Founder CIRCLE Pakistan shared, ‘Women are the most under utilised asset of Pakistan. At CIRCLE, we are delighted to offer a series of public speaking workshops for women along with leadership labs so women can take leadership roles on boards, teams and as entrepreneurs. For Pakistan’s prosperity inclusion of women is critical.’—PR