18 Jul Women in FocusPK: Celebrating Women of Substance
The PAS 2017 award winner, FocusPK had held its much-awaited annual event, Women in FocusPk that successfully initiated last year and focused on dynamic women who had contributed immeasurably to society and their country at large, at Governor House, Sindh. The exclusive event was attended by corporate personalities, celebs, socialites, media and enterprising women from various professions. These awards were held in support of breast cancer awareness as a national cause for women’s health in Pakistan.
The event was hosted by renowned TV and film actor and chairperson of FocusPK, Atiqa Odho. After recitation of the Holy Quran and national anthem, the host shared a background to the event. She said “This venture is very close to my heart as I feel women need to celebrate women and support one another – that is the only way to grow.” She then invited Misbah Khalid, project chair to the rostrum who spoke of her vision for the event.
Among the worthy award-winners were Noorul Huda Shah, Sultana Siddiqui, Mussarat Misbah, Shazia Sayed, Momina Duraid, Frieha Altaf, Fareshteh Aslam, Fizza Ali Meerza, Erum Bintay Shahid, Maheen Khan, Sheema Kirmani, Samina Ahmed, Ameena Sayed and Seema Taher Khan. Honourable Chief Guest present to witness the remarkable evening was Governor Sindh, Imran Ismail.
The programme ended with a tribute to two remarkable women, Fehmida Riaz and Asma Jahangir after which dinner and a live musical programme by Veru Shah and Fatima Shah followed.
The official media partner of Women in FocusPk was HUM TV, national media partner was Ptv and PR partner was Starlinks PR and Events. Event supporters were ICI, Atiqa Odho Cosmetics, TDAP, Arkadians, AKMAN RD and Odho Consultancy.