Posted on 2023-03-14

GCU holds panel discussions on Womens Leadership Roles

The Government College University Lahore on Tuesday hosted a panel discussion on Women in Leadership Roles: Breaking the Glass Ceiling, moderated by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi.
The panellists included Ombudsperson for Punjab, Nabila Hakim; Secretary of Women Development Department Punjab, Sumaira Samad; Founder of Alvir Airways, Huma Batool; Chairperson of Political Science Department GCU, Ms. Fauzia Ghani; Renowned Writer and Columnist Amna Mufti and Ms. Sumera Khalil, Incharge Women Development Center, GCU.
The discussion covered various topics related to women's rights, property rights, workplace security, women's contributions to the economy, and societal norms and discrimination. The panelists highlighted the challenges women face in male-dominated fields and the gains women have made in various sectors.
The Vice-Chancellor summarized the discussion, linking it with gender-neutral appreciation of work, gender mainstreaming, and social policy. He also said that the event aimed to support and empower women by creating a safe and inclusive environment for learning and development.
The event was hosted by the co-incharge GCU Women Development Centre Ms. Syeda Naima Kazmi.

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