WOMEN OF TODAY
Women’s Day is all about celebrating and recognizing women, their identity and staggering power. It’s about generative moments that bring about change. This Women’s Day join us as we celebrate the drive, strength and potency of Pakistani women who have paved their own way amidst platitudinous and conventionalized mind frames of society and have given a voice and purpose to their strong identities and aspirational hope to many other women. Following their pursuits in varying career paths, these women are a representation of what it means to be empowered. In honor of all the women making a difference, here are three of the super women who have truly inspired us with their talent, perseverance and strength. Happy Women's Day to all the women we love, admire, and look up to!
Rabia’s flair for entertainment and her understanding of the media prompted her to curate her brainchild Fuchsia, which is a lifestyle and fashion magazine. She also owns an event management firm – Sublime Events which is the parent company of Fuchsia. Rabia actively oversees the conceptualization of various areas of work, and her in-depth association with the entertainment industry and expertise in a wide range of mediums is truly commendable. Today, she is one of the most recognized faces known for her heartfelt digital celebrity interviews and drama reviews. She is a true modern-day representation of a multi-faceted working woman, as she creates the perfect balance between motherhood and her professional life. Besides this, her active involvement in various social causes including creating equal opportunities for under privileged kids is incredibly applaudable and she aspires to tackle more meaningful issues in the future. Get to know her more as she talks about cultural shifts for women, finding passion in what you do enjoying life with purpose.
From composing musical melodies and writing her own lyrics, to breaking all streaming records for any local artist, Shae Gill, is an astounding sensation of today’s music industry and a force to be reckoned with. In only a short span of time Shae has surpassed unprecedented milestones with the magnificence of her voice and through her powerful music. Her strong sense of self-awareness can be evidently seen through her musical compositions where she amplifies the work of women creators. Last year, as an official ambassador for Spotify she has actively worked to combat gender disparity and celebrate the work of women by putting them at the forefront of the music scene and plans on doing the same in the future as well on a more colossal and monumental level. A dreamer by heart, she is incredibly ambitious, focused and enlivened for the future and perfectly captures the spirit of the young woman of today. Dive into a conversation with Shae as she revels about how her musical journey began, future plans, sense of style and so much more!
Shattering hard-coded stereotypes from an early age of 14, Hajra Khan’s journey is all about perseverance and persistence. As a child she was adamant on paving her own path, and with her eyes set on the goal, Hajra has single handedly managed to reshape the football landscape of Pakistan and its future for women. She is the only female footballer to have scored more than a hundred goals in her club career and at just a mere age of 20 has led National Football team as a captain. Her adroitness and virtuosity in the sport has been internationally recognized as her journey has empowered women to be seen as equal to men. Along with her inspiring journey, she is also an active mental health advocate who continues to break through the odds with passion, strong diligence and tenacity. Being an athlete is about facing innumerous challenges but Hajra’s journey is a testament that success isn’t as farfetched as we make it to be. Join us in a conversation with Hajra as she talks about her journey, highs and lows in the field, earliest memories of football and more!