Lahore: 12 Jan: Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) Lahore has announced that “Every being has a potential to bring a change within himself so do a women. What we need is just to make the right effort in right direction. If you always do what you always did you will always get what you always got so a change must always remain,” said Mrs. Nighat Kardar, member of advisory board of International Leadership Foundation and the CEO of Kardar Insurance Company, in a seminar held at the university auditorium of Lahore College for Women University. She shared her story of success, the struggles she did and the problems she had faced to achieve her goals with the students.
She quoted examples of Hazrat Khadija (RA) as a successful businesswoman and of the last sermon of the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him), where he stressed to safeguard women rights. Thus there is a need for women to raise their voices and fight for their rights. She concluded her speech with a very famous saying “When you educate a man you educate a person when you educate a women you educate the whole nation”.
Vice chancellor Lahore College for Women University, Prof. Dr. Sabiha Mansoor said on the occasion, “Besides good education, employment is necessary for economic empowerment which is of utmost importance for one’s personal development. It is not important how one appears, what is significant is the way one thinks.” She also appreciated the thoughts and success story shared by the guest speaker. Dr. Sabiha shared her experience in Washington where her perspective of the Pakistani immigrants changed. She commented about the dependence on Pakistani’s economy of the foreign remittance sent by Pakistani people abroad and mentioned Mrs. Nighat Kardar as one of the successful Pakistani Muslim immigrant. She appreciated her ability to adapt and face challenges as an example for women to follow. In addition Prof. Dr. Sabiha Mansoor shared her thoughts about the career and job placement guidance which is provided at Women Institute of Learning and Leadership, at Lahore College for Women University, as an opportunity for women who seek help in order to succeed and excel in life. In the end Prof. Dr. Sabiha Mansoor, vice chancellor LCWU honored the Guest speaker Mrs. Nighat Kardar with a shield as token of thanks.
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