AWARENESS SESSION AT KHATOON-E-PAKISTAN SCHOOL
IEEE-WIE-UIT conducted 1-Day awareness session of “WIE Pakistan mission to progress” project of IEEE Pakistan Women in Engineering Forum [IEEE-PWF] at KHATOON-E-PAKISTAN GOVERNMENT GIRLS SCHOOL KARACHI. The theme of this session was: “Rights of the Child and Right to Education.” The session was conducted by AISHA AMBREEN ANSARI (CHAIR WIE UIT) , HAFSA ASIF (V.CHAIR WIE UIT) and MARIA RANA (GENERAL SECRETARY WIE UIT). Session started with an introduction about IEEE, IEEE-WIE, and PAKISTAN WIE FORUM given by Aisha Ambreen Ansari with a mission to increase awareness regarding the field of engineering among the younger generations. We had interactive session with the students of matriculation and above and brief them about the vast field of engineering. Importance of female engineers in the future was also a topic of long debate.
As our main agenda was rights of the child and right to education we chooses khatoon-e-Pakistan Gov. Girls school as the students of the school were not well aware of the fields of engineering. They also had an old mindset regarding females in the Field of engineering. Hafsa Asif told them about courses of engineering offered in Pakistan. The students showed great interest in the field of solar energy. Maria Rana told them about the live projects going on in Pakistan regarding solar energy. The three speakers told the young students about their ongoing final year projects.