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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 »

Tribute Professor Inam Bari.

Tribute Professor Inam Bari.

WMC pays Tribute to Former Karachi University professor Inam Bari. Read More »

Aisha Farooqui new FO spokesperson

Aisha Farooqui new FO spokesperson

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday announced the appointment of Director General Ms. Aisha Farooqui as the new Spokesperson of Foreign Office. According to a notification dated December 17, 2019, and issued here on Thursday, Aisha Farooqui, Director General, ... Read More »

The 34-year-old Sanna Marin becomes the world’s youngest serving Prime minister

The 34-year-old Sanna Marin becomes the world’s youngest serving Prime minister

Sanna Marin becomes the world’s youngest currently-serving prime minister, Finland’s youngest-ever prime minister and Finland’s third female prime minister. Marin was born in Helsinki and lived in Espoo and Pirkkala before moving to Tampere. She graduated from the University of Tampere ... Read More »