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PSX celebrates International Women's Day with a gong ceremony

March 14, 2024

PSX celebrates International Women's Day with a gong ceremony

Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) celebrated International Women’s Day 2024 with an elaborate and memorable gong ceremony event. This year’s theme for the event was ‘Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress’. The event was organised by PSX in collaboration with UN Women, International Finance Corporation (IFC), CFA Society Pakistan (CFASP) and Women On Board (WOB).

Eminent women leaders and professionals from the business and corporate sectors, as well as distinguished women from the media, arts, sports and academics participated in the celebration. This year’s celebrations included ringing the bell and speeches by the distinguished women leaders and by men championing the cause of gender equality & inclusivity. A seminar was also conducted as part of the event celebrations. The seminar included industry experts and representatives from CFA Institute of Pakistan delivering insights into professional excellence and resilience of women leaders. Moreover, an Investor Awareness Session for women was also held by PSX as part of the Women’s Day activities. PSX joined more than a 100 exchanges all over the world under the aegis of World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), of which PSX is an Affiliate Exchange, to mark this important day this year. The gong was struck by prominent women leaders in their respective professions & businesses and by distinguished male champions of women empowerment. This year, ConnectHear collaborated as the accessibility partner for the event. This aligned well with PSX’s and its collaborating partners’ efforts on inclusivity and positive consideration for differently abled people. ConnectHear provides services of interpreting spoken words into sign language.

Prominent speakers at the event included Mr. Ahmed Chinoy H.I. S.I., Board Member PSX, who presented the keynote address; Ms. Raeda Latif, Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer at PSX, who delivered the welcome note; Mr. Anwar Qureshi, Operations Manager, UN Women Pakistan; and Dr. Samuel Rizk, Resident Representative, UNDP Pakistan, for Women on Board.