Meet the Millennial Asian: Over-educated + Under-employed

If you are a Millennial Asian, the newspapers think you are pretty pathetic. Looking at the numbers, you have earned more degrees than anyone else in your family,  are up … Continue reading Meet the Millennial Asian: Over-educated + Under-employed

M.I.A.: Work Culture

First, read this tweet. If only there was the same zeal for working as there is for protesting. — Hassan Sheheryar (@HSYCOUTUREKING) February 3, 2016 When the Wiggle-Room Becomes the … Continue reading M.I.A.: Work Culture

Needed:Co-working Spaces in Lahore

What Lahore desperately needs is an affordable Co-working space which is open to all types of professional, techies and non-techies, entrepreneurs, freelancers, cottage-industry workers, bakers and yes, even musicians.

Planning a Mock Interview Activity

Less than two hours before my evening class at the university begins and I am all smiles. Is it usual for a Communications instructor to be so pumped about their … Continue reading Planning a Mock Interview Activity

Stranded in Career Hell?

Slowly but surely, your career search is starting to resemble the Sahara Desert *- miles upon miles of punishing expanse with no guarantee of relief. Interview calls that never arrive … Continue reading Stranded in Career Hell?

Career Success in 2016 (1/3)

GOT A JOB? The job market is rough. There are no two ways about it. You may get the phone call but the interview gets postponed indefinitely. The first interview … Continue reading Career Success in 2016 (1/3)

Listed on Speakerinnen!

Proud to be listed on the Speakerinnen website – that, too, highlighting my favorite topics to speak about – Empowering Women, Communications, Educational Technology and Employability Training. Kudos to the founders … Continue reading Listed on Speakerinnen!

Step-Up Workshops : Employability & Empowerment for Pakistani Women

I run self-empowerment, employability skills and digital literacy workshops for young professional women, minorities and economically disadvantaged youth under the banner of Step-Up Workshops. With my team, our focus is … Continue reading Step-Up Workshops : Employability & Empowerment for Pakistani Women

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#1 One Reason for Millennial Women to be Financially Literate

Blog Series: 10 Reasons For Millennial Women To Be Financially Literate Are you Financially Literate? Being financially literate goes beyond knowing how much savings one has in the bank; it means … Continue reading #1 One Reason for Millennial Women to be Financially Literate

Why Are You Scared of LinkedIn? (Real Life Scenarios)

I recently heard of a young man who is facing a tough time finding a new job, while in a role that was about to end.  Shahzad is currently working at … Continue reading Why Are You Scared of LinkedIn? (Real Life Scenarios)

Lessons from the Silver Linings Playbook Movie

If you just lean in a bit, lemme put these headphones on you. Comfy? I can watch the Silver Linings Playbook a hundred times. I have already watched a couple hundred already. … Continue reading Lessons from the Silver Linings Playbook Movie

Seminar on Empowering Women Coming Up!

Catalyst Woman is going to Faisalabad!  My team is super-excited to be invited to speak at National Textile University-Faisalabad by the Rector, Dr. Arshad Ali.