Pride of Pakistan

“There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. there’s a third power stronger than both, that of women” Malala Yousafzai.
As they say, “I am a woman, what’s your superpower?”
fashion collection on this woman’s day honors and pay a salute to the accomplishments of a group of acknowledged and unacknowledged Pakistani female trailblazers who have made Pakistan proud with their superpowers in recent and yesteryears.
Those that have been left out due to space constraints are just as deserving of our respect and pride as those who have been included. Indeed, all women in Pakistan and around the world deserve more than a day to be honored for their contributions to making the world a better place.
By Ouwais Kidwai
BB Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto

Being the first lady Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.  She was not only Pakistan’s first female Prime Minister, but also the Muslim world’s first female head of state.

The principal of Army Public School Peshawar Tahira Qazi

Tahira Qazi

The principal of Army Public School Peshawar who gave her life to defend her school from Taliban attack
on 16 December 2014.

Bilquis Edhi

Bilquis Edhi

Working for humanity the Edhi family is always on top of the list when it comes to the pride of Pakistan!

Shameen Obaid

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy

Chinoy has made history as the first Pakistani to win two Oscars awards. She is also the recipient of a whopping six Emmy awards!

first Pakistani to skydive from Mount Everest Nimrah Khan

Nimrah Salim

She was the first Pakistani to travel into space and the first Pakistani to skydive from Mount Everest during the first Everest skydives in 2008.

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai, a 17-year-old education activist, became a household name after becoming the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014.

Arfa Abdu Karim Randhawa

Arfa Abdu Karim Randhawa

Arfa made Pakistan proud by being the world’s youngest Microsoft Certified Professional at the age of nine. She has represented Pakistan at several high-profile technology gatherings, including the TechEd Developers Conference.

first Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest Samina Khayal Baig

Samina Khayal Baig

Samina Baig is the first Pakistani woman to climb  Mount Everest, as well as the first Muslim woman to reach all seven summits.

Pakistani pop singer Nazia Hassan

Nazia Hassan

The name of every household the queen of Pakistani pop music, singer, lawyer, and social activist Nazia Hassan made our country Pakistan proud on different national and international platforms.

South Asia's fastest woman Naseem Hameed

Naseem Hameed

Naseem Hameed was named South Asia’s fastest woman at the SAF Games in 2010, no one seemed to know who she was. The 22-year-old won the gold medal in the 100m race in Dhaka, Bangladesh, finishing it in just 11.81 seconds.