Asma Ladak to represent Pakistan at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony

Asma Ladak has been selected for the Telenor Youth Forum as one of the two delegates from Pakistan. She will be representing the country at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony this December in Norway.

Asma Ladak will be forming a team in Norway to work on UN’s SDGs and will be virtually working on designing a digital solution to address the problem over a period of 6 months. The team will finally meet again in May in Bangkok to pitch their idea to investors.

Asma Ladak to represent Pakistan at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony

Asma Akbar Ladak who is a doctor in making at the Aga Khan University in Karachi realizes the importance of clean water. Her idea for TYF finale is to develop a solar powered water bottle that does two things: purifies dirty water (both microscopically and macroscopically) and condenses atmospheric water vapor to drinkable water.

The two Pakistani delegates will be part of a group of 16 delegates from Asia and Europe who will discuss ideas with leaders and luminaries within their fields, come up with solutions to tackle global challenges through expert mentoring and realize those ideas through seed funding.

“In the six years since the Telenor Youth Forum program began, TYF delegates have made big impact across our country and the world. Our TYF delegates represent the best of the best among youth in Pakistan and have made us proud on multiple international platforms through their contributions. They are leaders, they are socially active, digitally savvy and they believe that technology can be used as an instrument for peace and reducing inequalities.”

— CEO Telenor Pakistan

https://www.dawn.com/news/1427772

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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