Bank of Khyber hosts male champions of change in Peshawar

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Bank of Khyber had the privilege of hosting the 4th Quarterly meeting of the Male Champions of Change at its Headquarters in Peshawar recently. The meeting was attended by several CEOs of leading companies, Australian High Commissioner Neil Hawkins, MCC Pakistan Convener Fiza Farhan followed by an exclusive lunch with notable dignitaries from Peshawar.

The agenda of the meeting was to bring together senior leadership from across Pakistan to discuss policies, implementation, case studies and to form strategic alliances to address gender disproportion in the workplace.

The member CEOs of the Male Champions of Change Coalition shared updated on the tangible actions they had undertaken in their organizations for empowering women and laid out commitments for the next year. The Australian Program Director of MCC Pakistan, also attend the meeting virtually bringing key global insights and expertise to the table.

The day was kicked off with a candid and informal session with Finance Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Taimur Khan Jhagra, who reinforced Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s commitment for the empowerment of women, universal health insurance and facilitation for investment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He further emphasized the immense potential present in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the form of opportunity and human capital.

Fiza Farhan, Convenor Male Champions of Change Pakistan spearheaded the session with the CEOs and the honorable guest H.E. Australian Ambassador to Pakistan Neil Hawkins, at the BoK Head Quarters in Peshawar.