Enhanced socioeconomic role of women stressed
FAISALABAD: Speakers at a forum called for enhanced role of women in the socioeconomic activities by equipping them with modern education to face the modern challenges.
The event titled “Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Forum: a Better Planet” was arranged by Government College University Faisalabad in collaboration with Women in Engineering Lahore Section affinity group of international organisation of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
GCUF’s Faculty of Sciences and Technology Dean Dr Naureen Aziz Qureshi, Home Economics Chairperson Dr Nighat Bahatti, Assistant Prof Dr Adeela Shaukat, DPS Headmistress Shehla Anbreen, Atifa, Saima Parveen and other notables spoke on the occasion.
Dr Naureen Aziz said that women need to change themselves by active participation in the affairs of the country. She stressed the need to remove the deficiencies coming in the way to prove themselves by getting modern education. She urged them to face the society bravely in order to move the country to the new heights of progress.
Dr Nighat Bhatti said that educated mothers are guarantee for a bright nation. If a mother is qualified, she can play a vital role in honing the skills of their kids that will ultimately open up a new horizon of development for the county.
Shehla Anbreen said that school was the base for the every child’s future. She called for promotion of science and technology by giving the opportunity to the students in the shape of small projects. Dr Adeela Shaukat urged the women be confident and work hard for the development of the country. Atifa said the women need to be provided with science and technology education to compete with the world.