Pakistani businesswoman Huma Fakhar has been nominated for the renowned Global Woman Inspiration Award in the United Kingdom.
Her nomination recognizes her exceptional contributions to Pakistan’s business and social sectors. The Global Woman Club will organise the award ceremony on July 17, 2023, in London. Fakhar expressed her profound honour and delight upon receiving the nomination, emphasizing the recognition of her work as both a businessperson and a supporter of the social sector in Pakistan.
The Global Woman Inspiration Award pays tribute to women who have inspired and motivated others through their remarkable journeys, overcoming obstacles, and positively impacting their communities. She has been instrumental in significantly changing Pakistan’s economic and social landscape.
One of Fakhar’s notable contributions is her co-authorship of Pakistan’s White Revolution Dairy Investments vision called ‘Doodh Darya.’ She laid the foundation for corporate dairy farms in Pakistan, empowering nearly 50,000 women associated with the dairy sector of Pakistan. Her efforts have enhanced the overall productivity and efficiency of the dairy industry in Pakistan.
Recognizing the importance of entrepreneurship and self-sustainability, Huma Fakhar has been actively encouraging and training entrepreneurship at the school level, particularly among girls in orphanages throughout Pakistan.
Her efforts aim to equip young women with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in the business world, enabling them to build a prosperous future for themselves. Fakhar empowers young girls to become independent and self-reliant members of society by fostering a spirit of entrepreneurship.
Huma Fakhar has represented Pakistan at various international business forums. She has been an esteemed member of the India-Pakistan, Afghanistan-Pakistan, and Malaysia-Pakistan Business forums, participating in trade ministerial meetings held in Doha, Hong Kong, Mexico, and at the White House in the United States.
Fakhar’s dedication to sustainability is further evident through her recent work on the circularity fund called ‘Green Footprints.’ This initiative supports startups in adopting circular business models, encourages circular research and development, and promotes innovation and sustainable supply chains, focusing on the food sector.