Dun & Bradstreet Pakistan, hosted a lunch in collaboration with PINE Global works to celebrate the International Women’s Day in Karachi last week. PINE Global is a business incubation that caters entrepreneurship training to start up and SME’s. Recently PINE Global launched the Boss Women Pakistan program in which 100 + women were trained under the Commonwealth Businesswomen’s banner.
PINE Global and Dun & Bradstreet Pakistan have joined hands to empower women in business by providing an international platform for women led businesses to engage with international trade.
Eram Masood Founder and CEO of PINE Global feels that international affiliations and partnerships is the way forward. She further added that Dun & Bradstreet Pakistan, with its profile and portfolio will support the small businesses and start- ups to gain international exposure.
Nauman Lakhani CEO and Country Manager for Dun & Bradstreet was delighted that the collaboration with PINE Global to empower women and mainly start- ups is something they have been looking forward to start.
Mr. Lakhani also highlighted the services which D& Bradstreet offers to its our customers and partners to accelerate growth and improve business performance through the power of data and analytics.90% of the Fortune 500™ and Companies of every size around the World rely on Dun & Bradstreet to help grow and protect their businesses. The Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud offers the world’s most comprehensive business data and analytical insights. It encompasses more than 400 million business records. With a presence in over 200 Countries, Dun & Bradstreet-D&B Pakistan (Pvt) Limited is serving leading Banks, Corporations and International Multi-Lateral Companies in Pakistan.
The lunch was attended by a women entrepreneurs and professionals. Huma Adnan Creative Director – Fashion House of Amir Adnan supported the PINE Global initiative for women entrepreneurs. Iram Noor and Sumeha Khalid from the media personalities along with PINE Global Board of Advisors Adnan Faisal CEO FHM, Samira Manto, Rehan Ateeq Co- Founder PINE Global, Romana Khokar and Kanwar Saeed Managing Partner Ascend Consulting appreciated the PINE Global ‘s vision and performance
Other guests included Rafiq Vilani, Sarosh Khan, Annum Khan, Author and Publisher and
Faraz Khan of Seed Ventures, Ayesha Zaheer CEO – Injaz Pakistan
Niran Rehman Chief Business Officer at Dun and Bradstreet praised the event and appreciated the teams of D & Bradstreet and PINE Global for their support and cooperation in making this event a success.
- Erum Masood, CEO of PINE Global launched the first PINE merchandizing which is a part of the SDGs along the lines of Commonwealth Social Enterprise Policy for future of works.
- The Founder of Jhaarupoocha.com, Wajahat Rizvi stated, “The platform provided by PINE to start-ups can really give them the edge in terms of guidance, knowledge and networking.”
- Sanya Zahid, the young and aspiring owner of The Sugar Shack Bakery was delighted to be a part of this great networking event.
- The ladies were given pink sanitizer in a pink bag by Jhaarupoocha.com and D& Bradstreet presented exclusive card holders / key chains
All SOPs followed