DGF, British HC host ‘Speedy Networking Luncheon 2014’


KARACHI: Dawood Global Foundation (DGF) and the British Deputy High Commission, Karachi hosted Pakistan’s premier women professionals’ ‘Speed Networking Luncheon 2014’ on Saturday at British Deputy High Commission, Karachi.
More than 100 women professionals and entrepreneurs from leading multi-nationals, retail, medical, accountancy, legal sectors, NGOs and youth programmes gathered to form professional friendships, meet potential clients and build/strengthen their network for career advancement purposes.
The Speed Networking Luncheon was the first of its kind in Pakistan, which replicated the Harvard-style speed networking where more than 100 guests were seated face-to-face to network with each other, with a ringer every five minutes for the attendees to rotate to the next conversation.
The funds that were generated from the luncheon will be utilised towards the charitable efforts of Dawood Global foundation for women advancement.
President of Dawood Global Foundation - Tara Uzra Dawood said marketing guru Seth Godin recently said that trust is the key to success in business and he currently being interviewed by Extreme Entrepreneur and Forbes writer Michael Simmons on this very topic for a highly anticipated upcoming Harvard Business Review piece. Trust is perhaps the key to success in all relationships and the Speed Networker will teach and train women how to build trust into professional relationships from the start and give them a supervised and structured opportunity to start the process.

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