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'Breaking Barriers Through Diversity': Pak Amb To US Convenes Int’l Conference From Monday

Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Masood Khan says International Conference On Breaking Barriers Through Diversity And Inclusivity is an important milestone towards fostering close collaboration between Pakistan and the USA and especially towards empowering women.

United States Agency For International Development in collaboration with National Rural Support Programme and the All Pakistan Women Universities Consortium would be organizing ‘International Conference On Breaking Barriers Through Diversity And Inclusivity’.

He was talking to a delegation of USAID led by Zeinah Salahi, Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator in Washington. The delegation include Asia Bureau Director For South & Central Asia Peter Young, Adeline Joshua and Brittany Brown.

The Conference would be held on 26-29 February 2024 with an aim to strengthen partnerships between U.S. minority serving institutions and eighteen women universities from all across Pakistan.

It was informed that the international conference seeks to stimulate cooperative endeavors among female professionals, scholars, scientists, and community advocates to promote gender-inclusive approaches for climate resilience, sustainable water management, and the incorporation of localized wisdom into practical strategies.