|Posted by Aftab on September 23, 2010 at 7:20 AM||comments (0)|
INTERVIEW OF DIRECTOR FINANCE, SAF PRINTED IN ACCA PAKSITAN SOCIETY
Ali Ahmad: You have been an investment banker for most of your life – how are you feeling working in a finance role of non-profit organization?
Noor Aftab: It’s a leap of faith! Faith means committing before you have all the answers. It means following your conviction rather than common wisdom. It’s a philosop...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Aftab on September 5, 2010 at 9:02 AM||comments (1)|
Pakistan floods: 'The worst is yet to come'
Two women from Islamabad, who decided to put their personal lives on hold in order to help Pakistani flood victims, describe the areas they visited and what they did there.
Noor Aftab, former head of investments and treasury at First Women Bank
"It wasn't even a matter of choice. The only thing I could do was to go to the affected areas and try to hel...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Aftab on September 5, 2010 at 8:47 AM||comments (0)|
FLOOD RELIEF IS HAPPENING IN PAKISTAN
by Talib Qizilbash
It is not really what we expected.
But that was a good thing.
A couple of friends and I visited flood-hit areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on August 14 and 15. We made arrangements with three different NGOs through which relief packages of food would be distributed to flood-affected families.
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|Posted by Aftab on May 30, 2010 at 6:24 AM||comments (0)|
The Ministry of Women Development, Government of Pakistan is now accepting nominations for Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Awards for women excelling in service in various categories. The Ministry also announced Fatima Jinnah Medals for women exhibiting exceptional performance in their selected areas.
Details of the awards could be found at the Ministry's website:
The Ministry of Wom...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Aftab on May 30, 2010 at 5:51 AM||comments (0)|
Since the times of Rosa Parks who refused to give up her seat to a white man in the bus, women in the US have come a long way. In the most recent presidential election held in 2008, two women candidates were nominated for the top posts Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton for President and the then Alaskan governor, Sarah Palin for Vice President. It is a sad fact that neither Clinton nor Palin could make it. Although Clinton has been in the White House before but it was as the First Lady not a...Read Full Post »