Monday, June 20, 2016

PITB launches a project ‘Herself’ to encourage women to embrace freelancing - TECHJUICE

by Muneeb Ahmad
Originally posted: June 16, 2016
Publisher: TechJuice

PITB has triggered a project named ‘Herself’ meant to empower females by enabling them to learn and earn using the driving power of Information Technology. The project aims to achieve its objective through a series of IT based trainings and workshops for women populous of Pakistan which will allow these women to use freelancing, a powerful self-sustaining tool of today.

The launching ceremony was held today at Arfa Technology Park in Lahore. The ceremony was graced by the presence of the Chairman PITB Dr. Umar Saif himself. Among others, notable personnel was Ms. Mussarat Misbah from Depilex Smileagain Foundation, Ms. Seema Aziz of Care Foundation, Ms. Nadia Jamil of The Empty Space, Ms. Sarah Gillani of Tech Hub Connect.

The proposed project, ‘Herself’ will center around getting women more and more productive. The project would be directed at making women skilled enough so that they can earn by the tool of freelancing.