“Incredible Pakistani Women In Technology You Must Follow” is an unranked list of women who are actively participating in tech-focused businesses or fields. We combed through startups, tech companies, mentors, scholars, and social media to identify women who are changing the narrative around women technologists within the country and beyond.
We are revealing the complete list in a number of episodes and this is our third episode. Below is the list of 25 Incredible Pakistani Women, which is sorted in alphabetical order:
1. Alina Zeshan
Twitter Bio: Data Scientist and Physician Founder http://Islamabad.AI (http://city.ai/cities/islamab …) Lead Ambassador http://city.ai
Twitter Handle: @alinazeshan
2. Amna Ejaz Bhatti
Twitter Bio: Building a Startup straight outta uni. Founder @fokalforlocals
Twitter Handle: @AmnaEjazBhatti
3. Anum Jaffry
Twitter Bio: Solo/Social Entrepreneur | Blogger [Tech – Education – Parenting – Food – Social] Insta: anumbjaffry
Twitter Handle: @AnumJaffry
4. Arifa Batool
Twitter Bio: NUCES-FAST grad. Works at: @Atlassian Lives: #WomanInTech
Twitter Handle: @arifaBatool
5. Arusha Imtiaz
Twitter Bio: Founder @Edjunction. Passionate about modernizing the education sector with #social and #mobile technologies.
Twitter Handle: @Arusha_Imtiaz
6. Ayesha Ambreen
Twitter Bio: I am a social media strategist, writer and your guiding light to all things content. When not tweeting, you’ll find me endlessly scrolling through Instagram.
Twitter Handle: @AyeshaAmbreen
7. Ayesha Siddiqa
Twitter Bio: Author, independent scholar, research associate SOAS, University of London & expert on military affairs, South Asia and politics of Islam.
Twitter Handle: @iamthedrifter
8. Azima Dhanjee
Twitter Bio: co-founder at @connecthearofficial| sophomore at IBA Karachi
Twitter Handle: @azimadhanjee
9. Dr. Iffat Zafar
Twitter Bio: A doc, an entrepreneur, a visionary, a daydreamer…. my downtime generally means responding to emails, reading, writing and daughter time…
Twitter Handle: @DrIffatZafarAga
10. Faria Ejaz Bhatti
Twitter Bio: Software Engineer | Entrepreneur
Twitter Handle: @FariaEjaz1
11. Farieha Aziz
Twitter Bio: Cricket enthusiast. Journalist. Co-founder @BoloBhi (see: http://bolobhi.org ) Prev Assistant Editor at Newsline. Taught Lit in another life. Swear by Orwell!
Twitter Handle: @FariehaAziz
12. Fatima Arif
Twitter Bio: Marketer turned digital media jedi | Storyteller | Development sector | Lead writer @myvoice_unheard
Twitter Handle: @FatimaArif
13. Fizzah Mumtaz Zaidi
Twitter Bio: Software Engineer @10pearls_khi, love new challenges everyday #womenintech
Twitter Handle: @FizzahMumtaz
14. Hira Ali
Twitter Bio: | Mom | Leadership Trainer | Speaker | Author | Executive Career Coach | NLP Practitioner | Diversity & Inclusion Advocate |
Twitter Handle: @advancingyou
15. Madeeha Khan Yousufzai
Twitter Bio: Project Management Consultant & Trainer
Twitter Handle: @MadeehaKhanZai
16. Mehak Jamal
Twitter Bio: Dy Director Engagement & Internationalisation @pksuperiorgroup, Founder @ibtidapk, @TechWomen EL17, ex-Sr.Prog Manager @erozgaar, TechHub Connect & Herself
Twitter Handle: @jamal_mehak
17. Naveera Ashraf
Twitter Bio: Owner of http://creativemelon.co.za and @shiftclickmag Muslim | Mum | Student of #Quran | Coder | Writer | Learner | loves poetry and baking bread.
Twitter Handle: @niqabicodermum
18. Quratul-Ann Malik
Twitter Bio: Passionate about tech, politics, econ, development, yoga, and puppies.
Twitter Handle: @qannmalik
19. Quratulain Ismail
Twitter Bio: Senior Marketing Manager of ASO and SEO, Content writer
Twitter Handle: @Quratulain573
20. Rabia Garib
Twitter Bio: Eisenhower Fellow (2007), Chief Wrapper on http://Toffeetv.com
Twitter Handle: @Rabiagarib
21. Saadiya Daad
Twitter Bio: SharePoint Subject Matter Expert at IBM
Twitter Handle: @SaadiyaDad
22. Sana Farooq
Twitter Bio: An introvert being pushed out into the open. Just being me, views are my own. Founder @eln_io @elnpakistan @eln_uae. Global Ambassador @blackboxvc Speaker @tedx
Twitter Handle: @sana_eln
23. Sana Hussain
Twitter Bio: Believer in the power of positivity. HR professional. Passionate about books, chai, travel, stationary or shopping, Educationist & social change agent at heart.
Twitter Handle: @sanamanna
24. Sana Nasim
Twitter Bio: Technopreneur | Startup Founder @TheCounsellorIO. A tech major by #degree, developing a #tech solution for #career #counselling! Visiting Lecturer at IBA, Khi
Twitter Handle: @SanaNasim23
25. Yumna Asim
Twitter Bio: Software Engineering undergrad at NED University, Mobile App Developer and a Blogger, Project Associate & Community Moderator – @WomenInTechPK
Twitter Handle: @Yumna_Asim
This list appreciates the women technologists in Pakistan, who are using their potential in the tech industry to create a lasting impact.
In addition, women constitute a total of 49% of Pakistan’s population, where 22.4% of women are working in the workforce. This list captures very few women out of 22.4% who are most successful in their tech career. We aim to bring more women to the list by inspiring and encouraging them.
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