Maria Umar

About this event

Maria is the founder and president of Women's Digital League (WDL) - an online platform that provides digital training and work to Pakistani women. She has been working in the online digital outsourcing sphere for more than 8 years. She has recently joined Ecnlude as Senior Consultant for Sustainable Business practices and Project Manager for WomenX.

Project Artemis/Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Program was the turning point in her career when she was coached and mentored by top business professors and talent from the Silicon Valley. Getting to the finale of GIST's (www.gist.crdfglobal.org) "I Dare" business plan competition was another huge encouragement. Google Pakistan profiled WDL in its online campaign showcasing innovation in the use of technology.

Maria was nominated a Thought Leader by Ashoka Changemaker. WDL also won the Early Stage Award in Changemakers' "Women Powering Work" competition.

Local and International media has featured her as an innovative leader. These publications includeMashable, Forbes, Virgin, Ashoka, Express Tribune,Dawn and CNBC to name a few. Maria is also actively working to encourage girls to opt for STEM at an early age through the Technovation Challenge.

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When

Friday, May 19
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (PKT)

Where

LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship
3rd Floor, SDSB Building, LUMS, DHA Lahore54810

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