September 22, 2023

10Pearls School holds Women Tech Quest 2023, Pakistan’s best tech opponents for women.

Pakistan (Muhammad Yasir) Women Tech Quest 2023, an initiative of 10Pearls School, is a platform for women to compete, be taught, group and showcase their tech talents. The 7th model of Women Tech Quest (WTQ) befell on June 17, 2023, and was bodily held in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. Over 700 ladies in know-how from all through the three cities took half throughout the event.

WTQ, launched in 2017, is a contest devoted to help ladies assess and showcase their tech talents, get recognition, and as well as win good cash prizes and publicity. Furthermore, there are inspirational speaker durations and workshops, by which important expert ladies share their experiences to help completely different budding professionals develop and excel.

In response to Syeda Sana Hussain, Head of Of us & Functions – EMEA, 10Pearls, “This was our seventh consecutive yr of effectively conducting Women Tech Quest. As one among our flagship initiatives for gender selection and ladies empowerment, WTQ has kickstarted and boosted careers of 5000+ ladies, strengthened Pakistan’s experience pool, and provided ladies a longtime platform to realize visibility and showcase their limitless potential.”

Quite a lot of Rivals Streams
The opponents comprised three streams; Coding, Testing and Design. The Coding opponents included a sequence of points provided to the contributors; they could use any programming language to unravel them. The Testing opponents provided contestants with a set of goals to test database and automation concepts; whereas the Design Rivals required contributors to unravel a UI/UX drawback, and their methodology in path of shopper evaluation, persona setting up and shopper flows was gauged.

There have been two lessons – Expert and Scholar – for each stream, in each metropolis. Each metropolis had 6 winners, so in complete 18 winners have been launched. Winners acquired grand cash prizes and shields, whereas all contributors acquired swag kits and certificates of participation.

Invigorating Speaker durations and Workshops
Apart from the Rivals, WTQ moreover featured inspirational speaker durations by esteemed ladies resembling Meighan Newhouse (SVP, Transformation and Enablement, Inspirant Group); Zartaj Ahmed (Director, PSSEC); Mehvish Waliany (COO, Alkaram Studio); Alice Bhagataney (Co-Founder, Upstream); Meenah Tariq (CEO, Metric); Usra Murtaza (Senior Promoting and advertising and marketing Affiliate, Walee); Saba Kalsoom (Senior Supervisor Markets and Enterprises, Fasset); Sadia Khan (Fintech Entrepreneur); and Humna Raza (Inventive Director and Podcast Host, One8nine Media).

In her opening observe, Meighan shared how empowerment and true pleasure comes from inside, “Discovering your self is a deeply non-public journey and as well as the idea of all of the items we do in life. To have the flexibility to empower ourselves and completely different ladies spherical us, we have to first know who we’re, what we value, and what we search in life. Solely then can we take important steps that make an actual and lasting distinction.”

The event moreover hosted an interactive workshop on Women’s Nicely being and Wellness by Mahlaqa Shaukat (CEO & Co-Founder, Aimfit).

Endorsed by important companies
As a result of the event of the yr for tech ladies, WTQ 2023 was endorsed by excessive names in know-how and completely different industries. This time, the event companions included reputed names resembling CaterpillHERs, Figma Neighborhood Lahore, GDG Kolachi, MLSA Karachi, Lahore & Islamabad, WomeninTechPK, Bytewise Ltd, Growelle Labs, CodeGirls, AWS Individual Group Karachi, Daftarkhwan, AimFit, and Claymate.  

The event was sponsored by Careem and Testworthy.