IBA Global Mothers' Entrepreneurship Camp (G-Mec) 2022 Winter Season-7

Committed to building our nation's roots and strength, the IBA Center for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) organized Global Mothers' Entrepreneurship Camp (G-MEC) from 14th-16th January 2022. The G-MEC is an uplifting 3-day program focused on inculcating an entrepreneurial spirit in the participants and unleashing their creativity. The camp manages to fulfill this vision by focusing on lifestyle, family, and self-management.

The three day program initiated with a welcome note by Dr. Shahid Qureshi, Program Director IBA CED & Professor IBA, Karachi, enlightening everyone with entrepreneurship modules and leading a life with a purpose & meaning. Training was provided by our esteemed trainers; Dr Shahid Qureshi on Entrepreneurial Mindset, Ms. Ambreen Shahid Qureshi, on Effectual Skills, Life Skills & Values and Branding. Further sessions were conducted by our guest speakers including Ms. Kanwal Abbasi, Parenting & Mental Health Counselor, Dr. Summiya Afzal, Australian Senior Academy and Certified Life Coach, Ms. Amna Rumaisa Zahidi Director, Namud Net work- Resource Person, Working Women Welfare Trust on topics such as self-development, women entrepreneurship, family management, worklife balance, mindfulness and yoga, nation-building, understand life purpose, women entrepreneurship, and anger management. Our esteemed G-MEC Program Coordinator, Ms Misbah Amin conducted a digital marketing session and signified consumption of digital marketing applications.

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The key purpose of this camp was to help women step into the world of entrepreneurship while managing the challenges within their surroundings, especially in the household. It encouraged them to come out of their comfort zones, find their hidden potential, and play a strong role in building our society. A Father's Session was also conducted to enlighten significance of Entrepreneurial Mindset for male family members of female participants who joined the course.

On the other hand, G-MEC Team served as the backbone of the entire program, facilitating, harmonizing, with all the participants, speakers, and brand ambassadors.

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The inspiring and thought-provoking G-MEC ended on a positive note with a Certificate Distribution Ceremony where the passion and enthusiasm of all the wonderful women were duly appreciated. Ms. Afshan Akram, CEO - Designer In, Ms. Shamsa Jawed Ahmed, Convener Central Standing Committee, FPCCI, Ms. Seema Shehbaz, Deputy Convener, FPCCI, Dr. Tasneem Kauser founder Dr. Tasneem's Clinic and Mr. Tanveer Ahmed, Founder Indus Delta Business Women Forum, joined us as our Chief Guests. Special thanks were also given to our Brand Ambassadors for all their support.

The camp ended with a lot of positive energy from all the strong and resilient women but it is actually the start of an even greater journey that will shape and enrich more lives with entrepreneurial principles and life management skills, not only today but also in the future !

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