The soft-spoken Dr. Sarah Qureshi is a qualified engineer with a keen interest in aviation engines, and a Ph.D in Aerospace Propulsion. Sarah’s father, Masood Qureshi, is an inventor and scientist with decades of experience while her mother, Dr. Rumina Qureshi, is a Chemistry Professor. Sarah recalls that the family “had very scientific discussions at the dinner table…my parents shared their interests with us,” says Sarah, “And now my six-year-old daughter accompanies me when I’m travelling or delivering lectures, there’s a lot of invisible learning going on.” Sarah decided... Read More.
Karandaaz Pakistan has launched its Financial Inclusion of Women Challenge. Through this focused challenge, Karandaaz seeks to support solutions to address the critical issue of women missing out on the benefits otherwise possible through their financial inclusion such as having agency over money, savings, and access to credit. According to 2018 Global Gender Gap Report, Pakistan ranks 148th out of 149 countries in the global parity index. According to World Bank Findex 2017, only 7% of women in Pakistan are part of the formal financial system. Karandaaz is helping... Read More.