Program Outreach at NED University

March 15, 2017 USPCASW

Gender, communication, and outreach strategies are central to achieve the desired goals of the Center. In this connection, the USPCAS-W team organized an outreach activity at NED University of Engineering & Technology Karachi. Prof. Dr. Abdul Latif Qureshi, member gender equity committee explained the purpose and objectives of the visit to the participants. Mr. Shahid Panhwar, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist gave a comprehensive presentation about the Center’s overall goals, partnership with the University of Utah, and targets. Mr. Panhwar also briefed the participants about the procedure of seeking admission in the Center, the exchange & scholarship program, the on-going activities under its research component and engagement with various stakeholders.

Ms. Uzma Imran, Assistant Professor & Gender Committee Focal person gave a presentation on Gender Equity Policy of MUET. She shared the policy objectives, achievements and the future action plans for gender empowerment. Ms. Hadiqa Maqsood, Assistant Professor USPCAS-W moderated the event. The event was participated by large numbers of students and faculty of Civil, Architecture, Environment, Urban & Infrastructure Engineering Departments.

Dr. Shafqat Ejaz, Professor Department of Civil Engineering NED UET highly appreciated the outreach activity and gave closing remarks. On this occasion, souvenirs of USPCAS-W were presented to NED UET faculty members i.e. Prof. Dr. Shafqat Ejaz, Prof. Dr. Amanullah Mari, Dr. M. Aslam Bhutto, Ms. Areba Syed, and Mr. Shoaib Ahmed, whereas; the printing and promotional material of the Center were also distributed among the participants.