Having lived and worked in six countries across four continents, Farrukh credits Pakistan a position of strength for himself. Farrukh refers to his startups as a “mindset company” – with a two-tiered vision, “happy employees make happy customers’.’
Ali wants entrepreneurship to be encouraged, “we are told to be slaves from the get-go, examples of people failing and overcoming their failures should be advertised more often.”
Unfortunately, “the more we dug, the worse it got,” said Fatima. She initially believed the abuse was limited to animals but as she explored Sed’s profile, the profiles of his ‘friends’ and read comments on her posts; she realized that this isn’t just a, “Random boy acting out. It is, in fact, a group of people, deriving pleasure from all these acts. Which aren’t limited to animals. They extend to women, children, and feminists,” she said.
Technology has not always been a male-centric field; on the contrary, women ruled it in its formative years
“Making a career in this field doesn’t require a degree, anyone who has skills can earn as much as I do. Which I think is the most unique aspect of this field,” – Faiza
According to the Pakistan Education Statistics 2016-17 report, 44% of the 51.5 million Pakistani children between the ages of five and 16 are out of school.