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Farida Khanum is a renowned Pakistani Ghazal singer.
Farida Khanum has been given the title "Malika-e-Ghazal" (Queen of Ghazal) in tribute to her singing talents.
In 2005, she was awarded the Hilal-e-Imtiaz, Pakistan's highest civilian honour by President Pervez Musharraf.

 
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Abida Parveen, Queen of Sufi Music, is one of the foremost exponents of Sufi music. Her forte is the kafi and the ghazal, and she is known for her particularly stunning voice, as well as her vivid musical imagination. She has attained legendary status in South Asia, especially within her home province of Sindh, Pakistan.
Her highest awards include President’s Award for Pride of Performance (1982) and the Sitara-e-Imtiaz (2005).

 
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Federal Minister for Special Education and Social Welfare Zobaida Jalal



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Former Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz and Federal Minister for Special Education and Social Welfare Zobaida Jalal with a disabled child.


Dr. Saira Bano – General Secretary Ko-Ordination Group (KRG) presents memento to the Chief Guest Mrs. Zobaida Jalal – Federal Minister for Social Welfare & Special Education Govt. of Pakistan at the occasion of the inauguration ceremony of Ruzhn Public Computer Learning Centre & Govt. Girls Computer Learning Centre established & donated by KRG. Mrs. Madiha Baloch.
 
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thx alot omar you've really posted some inspirational women in this thread !
hey is there any famous pakistani business women or scientists out there ?
 

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Dr Ayesha Jalal is a sociologist and historian.
She is a professor of history at Tufts University and a MacArthur Fellow. She obtained her BA, majoring in History and Political Science, from Wellesley College, USA, and her doctorate in history from the University of Cambridge.

Her publications include The Sole Spokesman: Jinnah, the Muslim League and the Demand for Pakistan (Cambridge 1985 and 1994); The State of Martial Rule: the Origins of Pakistan's Political Economy of Defence (Cambridge, 1990) and Democracy and Authoritarianism in South Asia: a Comparative and Historical Perspective (Cambridge 1995).

She has also co-authored Modern South Asia: History, Culture and Political Economy (Routledge 1998) with Sugata Bose which has been published by Oxford University Press in India and by Sang-e-Meel in Pakistan. Her most recent book is Self and Sovereignty: the Muslim Individual and the Community of Islam in South Asia since c.1850 (London/New York:Routledge, Delhi: Oxford University Press and Lahore:Sang-e-Meel).

She is currently working on a new book length project entitled Partisans of Allah: Meanings of Jihad in South Asia.
 

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Qaisra Shahraz is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an award-winning novelist, playwright, education consultant and a college inspector. Born in Pakistan she has lived in Manchester since her childhood. She is a devoted parent of three sons. As well as being a strong, active member of the Pakistani Community in the UK, she has excellent links with Pakistan in various capacities. Qaisra has two thriving careers in literature and in education and is a director of Gatehouse books.
 

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Farzana Aslam was born in Wah Cantt, Pakistan, a town famous for its peaceful atmosphere and high literacy rate. Farzana first studied at Wah Cantt College and gained her first degree of BSc from the University of Punjab, Lahore and then went on to complete her MSc. in Physics and MPhil in Laser and Quantum Physics, from Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan. After completing her MPhil she joined the University of Punjab as a lecturer.

Farzana is currently a final year PhD candidate in Photon Physics group at School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester, UK. She expects to complete her PhD by the end September 2005. Her research involves studying new types of polymer composite sensitized with semiconductor nanoparticles, in order to achieve high response rate and diffraction efficiency as required for applications as data storage and processing.

Farzana has a number of quality research publications published in refereed journals and has presented several other papers at leading conferences, in a short period of time. She also won a commendation award at the Photon 04 conference held by Institute of Physics at Glasgow from 5-9 September 2004.

Farzana Aslam got her PhD in Physics and Astronomy
Congratulations to Farzana
http://www.eps.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/studentprofiles/aslam/
 

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hmm........so we got some successul pakistani women including astronauts/adventurer,pilots(both commercial and fighter),journalists,TV hosts,prime minister,government ministers,sportsperson,authors,judge,policewomen ,human rights activists,singers,scientists and actresses and directors any other occupation ? can't think of any businesswomen/CEOs but hopefully we'll be able to add these aswell :)
Otherwise we really have women pretty much in every field
you go girls :pakistan:
 

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Aneela Khalid Arshed is a Author, Poet, Playwright; Reiki Master, Psychic Clairvoyant and Hypnotherapist. She graduated in English and Psychology from Kinniaird College for Women in 1976 and then did her Masters in English Literature from Government College Lahore, Pakistan in 1979 and same year migrated to USA.

Aneela aims to bridge Cultural Gaps between East and West through the mediums of Theatre, Media, Seminars, Films, Journals and Books; underlying theme of her work is Peace and Brotherhood. She dwells to ignite the flame of love in every heart, so that the troubled earth may one day heal.

Aneela owns and operates a Holistic Medical Spa in Queens New York, where Alternative Healing Modalities are applied to alleviate pain and promote healing on all three levels, Body, Mind and Spirit. Modern science has proven the power of the mind. Through the power of suggestion, relaxation techniques and Yoga, Aneela has successfully treated many patients suffering from pain, depression, anxiety and sleep disorders; the root cause of many chronic and sometimes fatal diseases.

Wife of a renowned Medical Doctor, a well respected member of her community, Aneela not only owned and operated a Medical Equipment Company, but spent numerous hours scheduling and hosting Political and Cultural Events in New York. Currently, the President of The Arch, a Non- Profit, Culture Based Organization, she hopes to reach out to the world through the mediums of Art and Theatre, aspiring to efface the darkness of Hate and Prejudice, by bridging the gaps of Diversity.
 

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hmm........so we got some successul pakistani women including astronauts/adventurer,pilots(both commercial and fighter),journalists,TV hosts,prime minister,government ministers,sportsperson,authors,judge,policewomen ,human rights activists,singers, and actresses and directors any other occupation ? can't think of any scientists of businesswomen/CEOs but hopefully we'll be able to add these aswell :)
Otherwise we really have women pretty much in every field
you go girls :pakistan:
I just added Farzana Aslam, a scientist, and Aneela Khalid Arshed, a business woman, who owns a Medical Spa in New York. I'm sure there are many more female Pakistani scientists and business women.
 

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I just added Farzana Aslam, a scientist, and Aneela Khalid Arshed, a business woman, who owns a Medical Spa in New York. I'm sure there are many more female Pakistani scientists and business women.
thx bro u really smashed this thread:enjoy:
just think we got less than 50% literacy rate for women in pak
and yet we still got so many great women from pak more than most other muslim countries imagine the success and positive views they could bring if we had 100% female literacy rate ! maybe one day we'll reach that target inshallah .
 

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Professor Salima Ikram, a well known Egyptologist, is a professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo, a participant in many Egyptian archaeological projects, the author of several books on Egyptian archaeology, a contributor to various magazines, and a frequent guest on television shows on the topic.

Ikram was born in Lahore, Pakistan, in 1965. On a visit to Egypt at the age of nine she became fascinated with the country, its history, and its monuments.

Ikram studied Egyptology and archaeology at Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, USA, earning an A.B. in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology and History. Continuing her studies at University of Cambridge, she earned her M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Egyptology and museum studies. While working for her Ph.D. she also trained in fauna analysis.
 

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