It is a fact that just 5 percent of Fortune 500 companies have so far been led by women and this issue has all the time been highlighted by the Western press. In Pakistan, no means have so far been rised to protect women’s rights; we have this long tradition of leading women and not to allow her from the front. But now situation has been changing, we have now fixed number of seats for all of the women in parliament; we have them at the ambassadorial positions, corporate circles. Here let us all have a look at the 4 successful female tech entrepreneurs from Pakistan:
1. Madeeha Hassan
She is the co-founder of Savaree which is a ride-sharing and it also a taxi app startup. Initially she was employed just as a graphic designer, but later on we see that she quit her job so that she can work on the full-time basis on this business idea. Savaree has been solving a glaring kind of problem which is traffic in Pakistan. Now Pakistani consumers can be transacting online by using this Savaree.
2. Sidra Qasim
She is the co-founder of Markhor; it has been the first Pakistani startup that has been accepted into Y Combinator. Markhor makes and comes up with luxury kind of handcrafted shoes, it also flew past its Kickstarter funding and that too target by US$92,000, it attracts backers from 32 different countries also!
3. Arusha Imtiaz
She is the co-founder of MySmacEd; it is a kind of communication platform that gives real-time kind of sharing between parents and also teachers, students and also administrators.
4. Sahr Said
She is the founder and also CEO of BeautyHooked, it is a kind of marketplace for beauty services and also for the professionals. Sahr has been a former banker and also Cornell business school graduate, she introduced a white-label kind of ecommerce platform for the selling of fashion products.
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