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Arfa Kareem Foundation Introduces Scholarship Program for Students

Arfa Kareem Foundation Introduces Scholarship Program for Students

In a collaborative effort between the Arfa Karim Foundation and the Punjab University Department of Social Work, the Sughra Begum Centre for Education Policy and Development organized a seminar titled ‘Education, Social Innovation, and Social Development: Arfa Karim’s Dream’ at Al Raazi Hall.

During the seminar, a significant initiative was unveiled: the Arfa Karim Fellowship program. This program aims to grant scholarships to 50 deserving students, reflecting the commitment to honor the legacy of Arfa Karim and support the educational aspirations of young individuals.

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Speakers at the event underscored the transformative potential of the IT sector in addressing educational challenges, particularly concerning out-of-school children. They emphasized how technological advancements can play a crucial role in bridging educational disparities and fostering social development.

The seminar boasted the presence of distinguished personalities, including Dr. Sonia Umar, Director of Sughra Begum Centre for Education Policy and Development; Dr. Uzma Ashiq, Chairperson of the Department of Social Work; Samina Karim, Chairperson of Arfa Karim Foundation; Tabinda Islam, Chief Executive Officer; Dr. Rubeena Zakar, Director of Social and Cultural Studies; Dr. Amjad Abbas Magsi, President of the Academic Staff Association; Dr. Kamran Abid, Director of GG IT; Dr. Mahboob Hussain, Chairman of the History Department, alongside esteemed faculty members and students.