Aurat March | International Women's Day
PeerTalks with Nameera Raja, Ruhani Barkat, and Hiba Ikram about “Aurat March” on International women’s day
Nameera Raja is a Mental Health Worker and Counselor.
She is a Gold Medalist during Masters in Psychology and completed courses of Mood disorders, Depression, Stress, and Professional Resilience from the University of Reading and Deakin University in the USA.
Currently working as a counselor with different channels and Public Relations Executive with Pakistan Sweet Home Islamabad.
Coming from an interior area of Sindh Jacobabad, She always had an urge to change the mindsets and stereotypical thoughts of the area by giving physical and mental awareness to them.
Roohani Barkat hailing from Gilgit Baltistan has completed her graduation in Economics and currently working at S& Global. She has spent a semester at the University of Central Missouri, MO as part of the exchange program. Roohani has served as Vice President for Pakistan US Alumni Network (PUAN). Having a passion for volunteering, she has been actively volunteering with the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) and Youth & Women for Peace and Dialogue (YWPD). Currently, under S&P Global’s Corporate Social Responsibility, she is part of the Million Women Mentors (MWM) Program taskforce. S&P Pakistan office has taken a pledge to mentor 20,000 females all over Pakistan in the course of 3 years under the MWM initiative.
Hiba Ikram, a Generation Change Fellow of USIP (United States Institute of Peace), is a social sciences graduate and a development professional. Hiba is Vice President of an NGO, ‘Beydaar Society,’ co-runs a digital media venture, ‘Opportunity Nest’ and also heads the creative department of a Tech House, ‘Wolfiz Technologies. She is a communications expert who has worked on several digital campaigns and has recently initiated a creative agency, ‘Brhythm Creatives.’ She has worked in various local and international organizations, including the government sector, mainly for the purpose of community development. She is a passionate peace activist and has worked for the cause on various platforms.