Join FEZANA At the UN CSW Presentation on March 13, 2020
The FEZANA UN-NGO Committee is pleased to announce that there will be a team of 4 speakers attending the 64th Commission on the Status of Women conference at the United Nations from March 8th to 20th, 2020. FEZANA, in partnership with Aahung, Asha Centre, Pakistan Business Council and Shirkat Gah, will be presenting a workshop on:
Empowering Women through Health, Education and Enhancement in the Workplace
Speakers from NGOs/NPOs based in UK, New Zealand and Pakistan will share examples of their work covering a woman’s journey from adolescence through to the workplace and the challenges women face during these stages of life. We encourage you all to attend the workshop as it is open to the public.
Date: March 13, 2020
Time: 6:15 PM
Venue: 4 W 43rd Street New York, NY 10036
Room: Green Room
Ferzeen Dadabhoy (Auckland, New Zealand) Analyst by profession, with a Bachelor’s in Business, majoring Management and International Business. Ferzeen is passionate about giving back to the community and raising awareness on the work done by various NGOs. In her leisure time, she likes to use her event planning skills to create fundraisers to support various NGOs and is always looking for unique ways to support NGOs that work with kids.
Miraal Mavalvala (Pakistan/Canada) Graduate student at McGill University pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Health. Born and raised in Pakistan, Miraal has worked with organizations including the Aga Khan University, WHO Sri Lanka and Palladium in the areas of Maternal and Child Health and Sexual and Reproductive Health. She recently completed her graduate placement at the Pan American Health Organization in Washington D.C., where she worked in the Department of Public Health Emergencies.
Sanaya Master (New Zealand/Canada) Sanaya conceptualized and organized the first World Zoroastrian Youth Leaders Forum at the ASHA Centre in Mar 2018. She has been a speaker at global and local Zoroastrian events including the 7th World Zoroastrian Youth Congress in LA, USA and the Jamshed K Pavri Seminar in Vancouver, Canada. In Aug 2019, Sanaya attended the 68th UN Civil Society Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah and compiled the Rapporteurs Report. She has also been the Guest Editor of the FEZANA Journal twice.
Shirin Mehri (Karachi, Pakistan) Shirin’s passion for an equitable educational and social landscape continues to be evident in her professional and volunteer work. After successfully completing projects in education in UAE, Tanzania, Azerbaijan and the US, Shirin is leading a project on family-friendly workplaces in Pakistan focusing on availability of childcare services. She holds a Masters degree in Entrepreneurial Leadership from Babson College and an undergraduate degree in Economics & Finance from SUNY Plattsburgh.
Good to see such young Zoroastrian folks excelling in their respective fields of specialisation
Mentioned a speaker would be from UK. However none of the 4 appear to be from UK.