Faija Parween- A 23 year old Bringing Multicultural events in Nepal

Faija Parween- A 23 year old Bringing Multicultural events in Nepal

Her Story
Faija Parween is the founder of Open Space Network. She is also working as Womenwill Lead for Google Business Group Kathmandu, A trusted verifier for Google My Business. She is also trying to break the stereotype about Muslim women and how they are seen in the society and how we as a woman can make a difference in the society. Here are some eye-catching parts from Faija Parween.   SUKONNA: Tell us about you? Faija Parween: My name is Faija Parween. Starting to work from a young age of 17, I realized that I was always drawn towards the roles that allowed me to lead and execute. I was born in a typical Nepali society where your occupation does make a difference unless you are a doctor, engineer, lawyer or…
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Zeba Khan: A Proud Example for Young Girls

Zeba Khan: A Proud Example for Young Girls

Her Story
[caption id="attachment_794" align="alignleft" width="345"] Zeba Khan: Founder of PERIOD. At UBC[/caption] Zeba Khan is the Founder of International organization called PERIOD. At UBC. She has experience working in various non-profit organizations and leading community projects She is studying the impact of trauma by combining two streams of science:  neuroscience and physiology. She has been involved in various community service projects. Currently, Zeba Khan is working on pushing forth menstrual rights and the empowerment of youth through dialogue labs. Here are some eye-catching parts from Zeba Khan the Founder of PERIOD. At UBC.     SUKONNA: Tell us about you? Zeba Khan: My name is Zeba, I was born in Bangladesh and currently reside in Vancouver, British Columbia. I am currently in my second year studying Bachelor’s of Science at the…
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Sara Mohsen: una globetrotter a Dubai.

Sara Mohsen: una globetrotter a Dubai.

Her Story, Italy Chapter
Grandi occhi verdi ed un sorriso che la illumina tutta e le dona due graziose fossette: Sara Mohsen è tutta qui, nella sua aperta cordialità che non nasconde una certa timidezza nel parlare di sé. La contatto in una mattina di ottobre via Facetime, per una chiacchierata che è qualcosa di più di una semplice intervista. Cara Sara, tuo papà è egiziano e tua madre polacca, come è stato avere una famiglia multiculturale nell’Italia dei primi anni novanta? Per me  questo non ha mai rappresentato un problema, né mi sono mai sentita diversa dagli altri. Anzi avere una famiglia con i genitori di nazioni e religioni differenti è stato solo un  arricchimento perché ho potuto imparare usi dei loro paesi ed avere diversi punti di vista su molte situazioni. Loro…
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Francesca Pedanesi: da Castelsantangelo sul Nera con amore!

Francesca Pedanesi: da Castelsantangelo sul Nera con amore!

Italy Chapter
Francesca Pedanesi è la fondatrice dell’Associazione senza scopo di lucro “Un aiuto concreto per Castelsantangelo sul Nera”, nata a ridosso del tremendo terremoto che sul finire dell’estate del 2016 ha devastato gran parte della piccola regione Marche, nel cuore antico ma evolutissimo dell’Italia. Sukonna: Dicci di Te e della Tua Associazione, Francesca. Francesca Pedanesi: Grazie per l’opportunità riservatami, intanto. Sono Francesca, semplicemente Francesca. Ho 50 anni e sono un tecnico informatico. Una comune di cittadina di un piccolo e per me preziosissimo Comune Italiano, marchigiano, per la precisione: Castelsantangelo sul Nera. Da dieci anni sono una pendolare perché lavoro a Roma. Il mio paese e tutta la mia vita, in un certo senso, sono stati scompaginati da una data, che difficilmente potrà essere dimenticata dagli abitanti delle Marche e dell’Italia…
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Antonella Grana: A woman against all odds

Antonella Grana: A woman against all odds

Her Story
Antonella Grana is the owner of AidA Marketing & Formazione. She is a strategic alliance manager and she is also the president of Progetto Re-Cycle a non- profit organization focused on the cultural aspects of recycling . Here are some eye-catching parts from Antonella Grana. SUKONNA: Tell us about you. Antonella Grana: Hi, I’m Antonella Grana. I was born not far from Venice, Italy. I am 53 but I feel 35! I studied Literature and Foreign Languages (English and French) and I was supposed to be a teacher. I was indeed for some years but I was of a different kind.My real passion was marketing and business, but, again with a different perception SUKONNA: What is your mission? Antonella Grana: Integration, that's the key point of my mission. Integration of marketing and selling, business…
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Daniela Barbara Persico: A Social Media Strategist

Daniela Barbara Persico: A Social Media Strategist

Her Story
Daniela Barbara Persico is a young writer,travel junkie and Food fanatic. She started her career as a civil lawyer. Now she is a freelance social media strategist. She is also a contributor at Google Local Guides. Here are some eye-catching parts from Daniela Barbara Persico. SUKONNA: Tell us about you. Daniela Barbara Persico: Hi, I’m Daniela Barbara Persico. I was born on1981 in Italy, precisely in Naples, one of the most beautiful cities in the entire world.I was a civil lawyer for about 8 years, while I was writing about food, art and generally about culture and society, then I left my profession to become a social media strategist. SUKONNA: What is your mission? Daniela Barbara Persico: My mission is to share good things, good persons, and good places. I’d love to…
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Shahida Pervin: Self-motivated and young researcher in Bangladesh

Shahida Pervin: Self-motivated and young researcher in Bangladesh

Her Story
Shahida Pervin is a young researcher, a strong, dynamic woman and, at the same time, the girl next door. The square peg that does not bother fitting in the round holes of our reality. She was awarded the “Prime Minister Gold Medal” from Peoples Republic of Bangladesh and also many other scholarships including “University Grants Commission (UGC) Merit Scholarship”. She has influential research contribution in the field of macro economy and development. Currently, she serves as a Research Associate of the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD). She has also engaged in advocacy type social works. She won the battle fighting a lot of financial, social and cultural challenges. Here are some eye-catching parts from Miss. Shahida Pervin. SUKONNA:  Tell us about you. Shahida Pervin: My name is Shahida Pervin. I…
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Saida Ibrahimava: A hope for Youth.

Saida Ibrahimava: A hope for Youth.

Her Story
Saida Ibrahimava is one of the Co-founder of International youth organization called Youth to Youth Initiative, based in Lithuania. At the moment the organization has several chapters throughout the world and it performs its activities on the global arena. She has more than ten years of successful experience in the nonprofit sector and more than five years working experience for governmental institutions. Currently, she serves as a Director of Projects Development under Y2Y Action Hub (an interactive online incubator for socially beneficial ideas, concepts, startups, projects and initiatives created by youth and for youth). She enjoys focusing on the topics of youth leadership, Human Rights and dignity, deradicalization of youth, peace-building, social entrepreneurship, arts and culture, and has a strong passion for sustainability education.  She is the UNAOC Fellowship alumna, One…
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Shiwani V Maya: Angel of happiness in Nepal

Shiwani V Maya: Angel of happiness in Nepal

Her Story
Shiwani V Maya is a young, motivated, hardworking  entrepreneur in Nepal.  She established Working As Angels (WAA) in 2013.   Working As Angels (WAA) is a non-profit social organization established to promote education, health and happiness in Nepal as well as empower Nepalese women and support marginalized population.   Here are some eye-catching parts from the founder of Working As Angels (WAA) Miss. Shiwani V Maya.   SUKONNA: Tell us about U? Shiwani V Maya: I am Shiwani Maya, Maya isn't my real last name it's a name I choose for myself because Maya translates as love in my language ( Nepali) and love is my religion. But if I am to introduce you formally, I am Founder & President of an NGO called Working As Angels (WAA), and gender…
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Dr. Tauhida Rahman Ereen – a new hope for rejuvenation

Dr. Tauhida Rahman Ereen – a new hope for rejuvenation

Her Story
Dr. Tauhida Rahman Ereen a dermatologist who is committed to achieving and maintaining the health and radiance of her patient. Dr. Ereen specialises in skin rejuvenation, laser dermatology, and the link between nutrition and skincare. She introduced Molecular Anti-Aging first time in Bangladesh. This enthusiastic lady completed her MBBS from Mymensingh Medical College. Dr. Ereen has done her Diploma in Dermatology and Dermatosurgery from the department of Medical Science (Institute Of Dermatology), Ministry of Public Health Bangkok, Thailand. After long years of staying and practicing in dermatology in Nigeria she is now in Bangladesh, working as a Dermatologist & Cosmetologist in Surecell Medical [BD] Ltd. She has been the expatriate registered Doctor in Nigeria, who was the only foreign female certified Doctor in the last ten years. She is trained…
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