Shiza Shahid Inspires at WLN Event in Seattle

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By Mary DePaolo Haddad, Helsell Fetterman LLP: Shiza Shahid, the keynote speaker for PLUS Foundation’s Women's Leadership Network event in Seattle, inspired those in attendance by describing her childhood experience in Pakistan, the second worst country in the world for women to be born.  There, the average level of education for girls is 6 years to America’s 12.  Before getting accepted to Stanford, Shiza was a young activist and helped serve imprisoned women with children.  At Stanford, Shiza learned of the Taliban’s prohibition of girl’s education by Malala Yousafzai – who blogged about it.  Shiza wanted to give back to [...]