21 11, 2017

Shiza Shahid Inspires at WLN Event in Seattle

By |2017-11-30T11:38:11-06:00November 21, 2017|@PLUS, PLUS Foundation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

23 08, 2017

Women’s Leadership Network Presents Shiza Shahid

By |2017-10-27T15:52:50-05:00August 23, 2017|@PLUS, PLUS Foundation|0 Comments

The PLUS Foundation's Women's Leadership Network is pleased to present Shiza Shahid at the 2017 Seattle event. Hear her inspiring story below... Shiza Shahid will present Catalyzing Social Impact Through Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Seattle on November 14. Shiza is the Co-Founder and Founding C.E.O. of the Malala Fund, focusing on creating high quality education for children all around the world. Shiza will share her personal story of working with Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, and how she recently launched NOW Ventures in Silicon Valley where she invests in mission-driven technology startups that are solving the world’s most pressing challenges. [...]

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