Fatima Jinnah Women University arranged entrepreneurship fair

Rawalpindi:14 April: Continuing the previous year’s tradition of organisation of successful Women Entrepreneurship Fair, this year, once again, Office of Research Innovation & Commercialisation (ORIC) at Fatima Jinnah Women University arranged the entrepreneurship fair from April 11 to 13, 2018. The fair was conducted to bring together aspiring and current women business owners and entrepreneurs from diverse ages, educational levels, and industries for networking and bench-marking. At the same time, it assisted to instil an entrepreneurial spirit and underscore the worth of this spirit in students, community organisations and businesses. More than 50 stalls were set up by exhibitors including, FJWU current students, alumni and established business women from twin cities. A large number of visitors including students, women and children attended this event. Display of products and services included; personality assessment, pottery, paintings, sports, photography, colour carnival, clothing, bedding jewellery, handicrafts and food items were displayed as well. The fair was held to motivate the students and young business women of twin cities for establishment of their business and how they can become successful entrepreneurs. At the occasion, FJWU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Samina Amin Qadir said that, in the coming years, students of FJWU will become job providers instead of job seekers. She emphasised that entrepreneurs can play a vital role in the development by taking moderate amount of risk, being ethical and socially responsible. She also said that entrepreneurship has its importance in corporate sector as well as social sector. No doubt, entrepreneurship is profit generating but yet responsible to give back to the society, and develop civic sense and character building characteristics, she added.The news.

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