pixel-by-pixel- the psychology behind the Prisma phenomenon

So all that has been standing between me and recognition of my artistic genius is a photo-editing app?

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More than Desks: Co-Working Spaces in Lahore

Co-Working  Spaces need to be More than Desks Listen to the Podcast on Soundcloud  or iTunes.   Don’t forget to rate the podcast on iTunes!  I pick up where I left off on the topic of Co-working Spaces in Lahore. I talk about one of new spaces I visited upon invitation in April, Forrun Office,…

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IMHO:Every Day is Women’s Day

According to social media today is International Women’s Day 2016. Every day is Women’s Day. ** Every day will remain Women’s Day until being a woman and being a professional is no longer exceptional, rather it’s the rule. Every day will remain Women’s Day until being a mother and working full-time will be a choice made out…

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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.

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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 goes well, apparently, but you never get a call back. You settle for a role that you are overqualified for ( as well as a…

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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 of the project; this is a great way to show support for balanced representation of both genders on the stage and across all other platforms (digital/virtual).…

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Will Uber work in Pakistan?

Is it too unreasonable to expect that some government institution take the initiative to protect the tech industry in this nascent stage?

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Creative Chaos: Ethnic Crafts Fair in Lahore

A quick write-up following a visit to a local crafts fair in Lahore – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly! The Good The Season-November in Lahore is the closest we get to Autumn around here, so it was quite comfortable while browsing through the crowds for the perfect handicraft fix.  The sun is bright…

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Meaning behind the Name

A little bit about the name, Catalyst Woman – a few years ago, when a colleague was writing a farewell email, she referred to me with a line “I am sure that Mariam will be the catalyst to bring positive social change in Pakistan in our lifetime”. We had spent many a tea-break discussing the…

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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 possessing the ability for informed financial decision-making.  I will be sharing the top ten reasons why Millennials Women MUST dominate their finances and what that…

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