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Unilever Pakistan’s “Investing in U” event celebrates women’s leadership


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Unilever Pakistan, in collaboration with OICCI and Circle, celebrates the success of its "Investing in U" event, held on March 7th, 2024, in honor of International Women's Day. The event, aimed at empowering women and fostering leadership in the workplace, witnessed an overwhelming response from participants across various industries.

Womens are gathered in the Unilever Head Office

"Investing in U" brought together a diverse community of professionals, mentors, and advocates dedicated to uplifting women in the workplace. The event featured Mentoring Clinics, Leadership Circles, and the Women’s Biz Corner, providing valuable opportunities for networking, skill-building, and inspiration.

One on one mentoring session
One on one mentoring session

Through one-on-one interactions, seasoned industry professionals invested their time to provide guidance and insights to mid-career professionals as part of their growth journey. These mentors shared invaluable wisdom, offered personalised advice, and helped young professionals carve their own paths to success, in their respective fields. This nurturing environment not only facilitated knowledge exchange but also laid a solid foundation for development beyond the event.

Leadership circle is being held under the leadership of Fathema Zuberi

"We are thrilled with the outcome of the 'Investing in U' event," said Fathema Zuberi, Director Human Resources from Unilever Pakistan. "It was truly inspiring to see women from different backgrounds come together to support and empower each other. We believe that investing in women's leadership is not only a moral imperative but also crucial for driving innovation and growth in our industries."

Throughout the event, participants engaged in meaningful discussions, exchanged valuable insights, and established important connections that will contribute to their professional growth and development. Mentoring Clinics provided a platform for mentorship opportunities, while Leadership Circles offered enriching sessions led by industry experts. The Women’s Biz Corner showcased the entrepreneurial spirit of women-owned businesses, inspiring attendees to pursue their dreams fearlessly.

"We are committed to dismantling biases, broadening networks, and empowering advocacy to create a more inclusive and equitable workplace for all," added Fatima Arshad, Head of Sustainability & Corporate Communications. "Our commitment to supporting women's leadership and enabling a culture of diversity and inclusion extends far beyond events like 'Investing in U', representing just one of the many ongoing efforts by Unilever."

The success of "Investing in U" underscores the importance of collaboration and collective action in advancing gender equality and women's empowerment. Unilever Pakistan remains dedicated to driving positive change and creating opportunities for women to thrive in the workplace and beyond.

Women taking the picture in front of Photobooth
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