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‘Invest in women to accelerate progress’

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Karachi: A leading global financial information and analytics firm has launched a new initiative to recruit talented women and nurture them for the opportunities to prove their mettle, according to a press release.

While celebrating March as ‘Women’s History Month’, aligning with the United Nation’s International Women’s Day theme for 2024, ‘Invest in Women, Accelerate Progress’, S & P (Standard and Poor) Global Pakistan has undertaken various activities in collaboration with its People Resource Group WINS (Women’s Initiative for Networking & Success) to amplify women’s voices, invest in their growth and development, and break the societal barriers, it read.

“I am excited about our continued focus towards empowering the women workforce that helps them break barriers and reshape narratives,” Mujeeb Zahur, Managing Director, S&P Global Pakistan said.

As part of Women’s History Month, our Women’s Recruitment Drive is one such initiative that identifies and nurtures female talent for upcoming positions at S&P Global Pakistan, he elaborated.

“We believe in providing equal opportunities and ensuring a diverse workforce that reflects our values and culture.”

S&P Global Pakistan has curated inspirational sessions led by accomplished women leaders through its People Resource Group WINS. These sessions provide personal insights into the challenges and successes faced by women in the workplace, serving as a learning platform for aspiring women entering the job market.

Additionally, S&P Global organized a workshop titled ‘Resume Building and Networking’ to equip women with the skills to craft the perfect resume and leverage various networking platforms for professional growth.

Samia Qamar, Director People at S&P Global Pakistan, highlighting the company’s focus on women empowerment said, “We aim to provide a platform for women to share their views and opinions without any judgment and encouraging them to claim their space, and forging pathways to success in a world where opportunities are abundant but not always equally distributed.”

S&P Global provides essential intelligence, financial information, data, expertise, and connected technology to governments, businesses, and individuals so that they can make decisions with conviction. From helping its customers assess new investments to guiding them through sustainability and energy transition across supply chains, S & P unlocks new opportunities, solving challenges.

S & P Global works for the world’s leading organizations providing credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics, and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity, and automotive markets, helping them plan for future investment.

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