“Women empowerment through technology for positive peace”
Quratulain is a policy practitioner working extensively in rural and conflict-ridden areas of Pakistan. Her focus is gender inclusive development and conflict prevention. She is the first woman to join the Pakistan Airforce, and only Pakistani woman to serve in public service and the military. Quratulain holds an advanced degree from Oxford, and is currently working on the intersection of water, conflict, technology and gender. She has saved 24 minority religion sites in rural Punjab from illegal occupation, and was a core team member for the UN-World Bank flagship study, “Pathways for Peace: Inclusive approaches to preventing violent conflict”. She was named Build Peace Fellow 2017-18 and Oxford Global Leadership Initiative Fellow 2016.
Rabia is currently involved in helping women ace digital skills with focus on freelance market. She gives basic and advance interactive trainings and learning sessions in digital marketing, website development and freelance content writing. She led the social media team for the Counter Terrorism Cell , Government of Pakistan for two years. She is also an enthusiastic photographer featured in national and international media. She has helped many international businesses in getting compliant with the newly passed EU General Data Protection Bill. She is a Google Digital Garage certified Digital Media Professional. She is also a Digital Media 2018 award winner for Emerging Faces of Pakistan – Connected Pakistan. She has worked with Deloitte – UN collaborated projects such as “Central Asian Business Opportunities Conference”