Saturday, October 22, 2016

Samina Jalil

A housewife next door with an undying passion for anything related to food after winning countless hearts of friends,neighbors,relatives and peer alike for three decades and with their immense encouragement decided to take a plunge forward and audition for a spot of cooking expert on a morning show eight years ago and since then there has been no turning back .

Through countless shows and her grace Samina Jalil has managed to enrich hundreds and thousands of people with her passion for cooking , she firmly believes that after the Almighty ALLAH it is her fans because of whom she is at this point in her life,so she has created a fan page to connect with her fans and share more love and the art of home cooking.

Best Mom Award for 28 years and counting :D

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Kashif Karimi

Mr. Kashif Karimi, head of IT at First Women Bank brings with him 15 years of broad based experience in Software Development, Banking Systems & IT consultancy services.
Prior to joining FWBL, Mr. Karimi was serving WorkForce Software as the Director Software Development, Karachi – Pakistan. He has also remained associated with various organizations – locally and abroad.
He has spearheaded many IT initiatives including Core Banking Application, Retail Banking Services, Loan Origination, ERP Implementations & Support, Business Intelligence; SharePoint based content management and Call Centre application.
Mr. Karimi holds MS in Information Systems from DePaul University, Chicago and MBA (Finance) from IBA, Karachi.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Akber Ali Rana

The name of Mr. Akber Ali Rana is not a name of a person belonging to any particular community, caste, creed, sect or color. This is the name of a dignified person who is serving the humanity without any discrimination and affiliation with any political or religious party or ethnic group / any Trust. This gentleman is the Social Worker, Founder & Chairman of Sahara Public Rights Welfare, which is purely a welfare organization. Mr. Akber Ali Rana had started his work from scratch, using his own income and monetary source. He helped those who were sick and needy. He provided comfort to those who were penniless and were suffering from mental agony and pain. As a non-Government, non-political and a non-profitable organization.

Sahara Public Rights Welfare with the ‘‘MISSION TO SERVE THE HUMANITY’’ is being run with the help of some kind-hearted philanthropists. Mr. Akber Ali Rana transformed Sahara Public Rights Welfare into the reality of a welfare organization, which at the initial stage had started free services to the poor and the needy persons with the sincere devotion, transparency, professional integrity and honesty.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Dr Rizwan Jabir

Dr. Rizwan Jabir, a renowned Pediatrician, has been practicing in Indiana Pa., USA, for the past 14 years. In all he has been in the US for the past 18 years. Dr. Rizwan and his wife Amina are both graduates from Dow Medical College. Dr. Rizwan completed his residency training in Pediatrics/Neonatal care from Rush University (University of Illinois at Chicago). Dr. Rizwan is an ardent supporter of HOPE, involved in the NGO’s health programs. Recently his daughter interned with HOPE and his wife Dr. Amina visited the Thatta center. During his visit last year to Pakistan, Dr. Rizwan conducted a medical camp in Thatta.

Dr Tasnim Ahsan

One of the leading Physicians of Pakistan, who is a mentor and role model for her students in professional ethics and clinical excellence. Her students and trainees number in thousands, and are spread all over the world, many are Professors themselves
Prof. Dr Tasnim Ahsan is a graduate of Dow Medical College Karachi (Class of 1978), received postgraduate training in UK and became a Memberof the Royal College of Physicians, UK in 1983 within the shortest possible time. 
She returned to serve Pakistan as Assistant Prof. Medicine at Dow Medical College in 1985 and subsequently joined JPMC, where she till a month back served as Professor of Medicine & Medical Director. 
She has been awarded honorary Fellowship if The Royal Colleges of London, Edinburgh & Glasgow, as well as the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan. She is one of the founder members of the Endocrine Society of Pakistan & Medicine & Endocrine foundation at Ward 6 JPMC; she also serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA). She has authored numerous scientific articles in national & international journals.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Arif Naqvi

Arif Naqvi established The Abraaj Group in 2002 and has served as its Group Chief Executive since inception, building it into one of the leading private equity firms in the world. Abraaj is widely recognized as a pioneer of global growth markets private equity with 25 country offices including 6 regional hubs in Dubai, Istanbul, Mexico City, Mumbai, Nairobi and Singapore. Mr. Naqvi has over three decades of experience of investing in public and private companies and has led the Group’s investment strategy, resulting in some of the most notable private equity transactions across global growth markets over the last decade. Mr. Naqvi is a Trustee of the Interpol Foundation and on the Board of the United Nations Global Compact, the Global Leadership Council of Columbia University, Endeavor Global and is the Chair of the Middle East Centre Advisory Board of the London School of Economics and Political Science. 
He is a Council Member of the Belfer Center International at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Art in London. Mr. Naqvi has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Oslo Business for Peace Award, the highest form of recognition given to individual private sector leaders for fostering peace and stability through business, and the Sitara-i-Imtiaz, a prominent civilian honor awarded by the Government of Pakistan. In 2011, Private Equity International named him as one of the 50 most influential people in the global private equity industry. In 2008, Mr. Naqvi and his family established the Aman Foundation, the largest private social sector enterprise in Pakistan, which supports sustainable development in healthcare, nutrition and education. Mr. Naqvi is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Fayeeza Naqvi

Fayeeza Naqvi is Co-founder and Chairman of the Aman Foundation, a private philanthropic trust headquartered in Karachi, Pakistan. Founded in 2008 by Fayeeza and her husband Arif, the foundation is dedicated to transforming lives by enhancing dignity and choice for the underserved. To accomplish these goals, Aman focuses on the key pillars of health and education. In 2015 Fayeeza accepted the BNP Paribas annual Grand Prix award, commending their philanthropic activity, the exemplary nature of their actions, their financial engagement, impact and long-term commitment.
Fayeeza has spent a lifetime working for the public good. She graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1982. After a successful career in banking, she raised two sons while becoming increasingly immersed in social sector organizations in the Middle East and Pakistan. She was a founding Director of Saharay Welfare, established in 2000 as an umbrella organization with the mission of disbursing funds to deserving NGOs in Pakistan. She serves as trustee of the British Asian Trust, which strives to build self-sufficiency in South Asian communities through education, health and livelihood initiatives. Most recently, Fayeeza accepted an invitation to serve as a founding partner of LSE’s (London School of Economics) South Asia Centre Board.
In addition, Fayeeza is a well-known collector of art from across the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA) regions. Through her patronage and expertise, she has raised the profile of many emerging artists amongst global exhibitors and major collections. She has also played a leading role in Art Dubai since its inception in 2007. Fayeeza is a member of the Selection Committee for the Abraaj Group Art Prize, a member of the TATE Modern International Council as well as their acquisition committees for the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia.