Monthly Archives: January 2020

Yasmeen Lari, Pakistan’s first-ever female architect wins 2020 Jane Drew Prize

Yasmeen Lari, Pakistan’s first-ever female architect wins 2020 Jane Drew Prize

Yasmeen Lari, Pakistan’s first-ever female architect, was named the 2020 recipient of the Jane Drew Prize, the Architects’ Journal announced today. The 79-year-old Lari was honored with the lifetime achievement prize for raising the profile of women practicing in architecture ... Read More »

Pakistan’s First Female Taxi Driver

Pakistan’s First Female Taxi Driver

After decades of driving her taxi, local legend Zahida is still struggling to make a living on the roads of Rawalpindi. “It wouldn’t work if I left the house thinking that I’m a woman. To compete with men, I had ... Read More »