10 Dominant Business Women of Pakistan
Following is the list of top business women of Pakistan who have made their mark through sheer hard work and commitment:
1. Jehan Ara
Jehan Ara is one of the most successful entrepreneurs of Pakistan. She is currently serving as the president of Pakistan Software Houses Association, which holds a notable position among the top IT companies of the world. Aside from being a business woman, she is also an enthusiastic social activist and a great motivator for aspiring individuals and also one of the dominant business women of Pakistan.
2. Marium Afzal
Marium Afzal is one of the leading business women in Pakistan. She cleared her graduating class of 2010 with flying colors and switched towards creating a distinguished personality for herself among the crowd of billions around the world. She is currently serving the Punjab government of Pakistan, through the creation of citizen’s feedback technology in association with World Bank. She is also comes in the category of one of the dominant business women of Pakistan.
3. Saba Gul
Saba Gul is an engineer who has shifted from being a technical professional to one of the most successful entrepreneurs of Pakistan. She has the honor of earning 2 degrees from the MIT. She worked at the Silicon Valley for some time before finally moving to Pakistan to establish her own fashion enterprise BLISS and is also one of the dominant business women of Pakistan.
4. Roshaneh Zafar
Roshaneh Zafar is a successful business woman of Pakistan who left her World Bank career in order to establish Kashf Foundation which holds an achievement of being the first microfinance institution of Pakistan which was set up in 1996. Initially, she started off with a small crew and only 15 clients in her hand. Today, her firm ranks among the top microfinance institutions of the world, as declared by the Forbes’s list.
5. Shahnaz Wazir Ali
Shahnaz Wazir Ali is a politician and business woman of Pakistan. She has served the former president of Pakistan as an advisor and is the mastermind behind Benazir Income Support Programme. Through her hard work and dedication, the government’s BISP is now one of the biggest social cash transfer program in Pakistan which has greatly helped poor families throughout the country.
6. Maria Umar
Maria umar is a great source of inspiration for modern women. She is considered as one of the most successful business women of Pakistan. She started her own company after leaving the teaching profession and established an IT solution company called The Women’s Digital League which serves women by helping them earn right from the comfort of their homes.
7. Saniya Waqar Shaffi
Saniya Waqar Shaffi is a young and energetic entrepreneur of Pakistan who has joined the business world with a mission. She has said that Pakistan is one of the top populous countries of the world where women hold a significant majority, and aims to work with full vigor and energy to reach the top business hierarchy. She is indeed a great inspiration for young girls who are looking forward to make their mark in the business world and also is one of the dominant business women of Pakistan.
8. Ambarine Bukharey
Ambarine Bukharey started her Gemstone export business in1989. She has been experiencing the ups and downs of the business world at a time when no one really knew what “Entrepreneur” meant. She had to face lots of problems and a formidable resistance when she went to buy gemstones in Peshawar during her early years. Since then, she has not looked back and is currently one of the leading business women of Pakistan.
9. Ms. Alia Khan
Alia Khan is a successful business woman of Pakistan who currently runs two businesses namely, the Oyester Fabrics and Al-Huda Mustaqeem Travels & Tours. She is a true source of inspiration for modern women. Through her hard work, she has established herself as a great entrepreneur and one of the dominant business women of Pakistan.
10. Kalsoom Lakhani
Kalsoom Lakhani is the founder and CEO of Invest2Innovate. She is one of the most respected entrepreneurs in Pakistan. Her company provides support to seed-stage social enterprises with an essential reach to capital in new markets. She is indeed a great inspiration for women in Pakistan.