10Pearls College holds Girls Tech Quest 2023.

10Pearls College holds Girls Tech Quest 2023, Pakistan’s largest tech competitors for girls.

Pakistan (Muhammad Yasir) Girls Tech Quest 2023, an initiative of 10Pearls College, is a platform for girls to compete, study, community and showcase their tech abilities. The 7th version of Girls Tech Quest (WTQ) befell on June 17, 2023, and was bodily held in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. Over 700 girls in expertise from throughout the three cities took half within the occasion.

WTQ, launched in 2017, is a contest devoted to assist girls assess and showcase their tech abilities, get recognition, and likewise win nice money prizes and publicity. Moreover, there are inspirational speaker classes and workshops, through which main skilled girls share their experiences to assist different budding professionals develop and excel.

In response to Syeda Sana Hussain, Head of Folks & Applications – EMEA, 10Pearls, “This was our seventh consecutive yr of efficiently conducting Girls Tech Quest. As certainly one of our flagship initiatives for gender range and ladies empowerment, WTQ has kickstarted and boosted careers of 5000+ girls, strengthened Pakistan’s expertise pool, and supplied girls a longtime platform to realize visibility and showcase their limitless potential.”

A number of Competitors Streams
The competitors comprised three streams; Coding, Testing and Design. The Coding competitors included a collection of issues offered to the contributors; they may use any programming language to unravel them. The Testing competitors offered contestants with a set of targets to check database and automation ideas; whereas the Design Competitors required contributors to unravel a UI/UX problem, and their strategy in the direction of person analysis, persona constructing and person flows was gauged.

There have been two classes – Skilled and Pupil – for every stream, in every metropolis. Every metropolis had 6 winners, so in whole 18 winners have been introduced. Winners acquired grand money prizes and shields, whereas all contributors acquired swag kits and certificates of participation.

Invigorating Speaker classes and Workshops
Aside from the Competitors, WTQ additionally featured inspirational speaker classes by esteemed girls equivalent to Meighan Newhouse (SVP, Transformation and Enablement, Inspirant Group); Zartaj Ahmed (Director, PSSEC); Mehvish Waliany (COO, Alkaram Studio); Alice Bhagataney (Co-Founder, Upstream); Meenah Tariq (CEO, Metric); Usra Murtaza (Senior Advertising Affiliate, Walee); Saba Kalsoom (Senior Supervisor Markets and Enterprises, Fasset); Sadia Khan (Fintech Entrepreneur); and Humna Raza (Inventive Director and Podcast Host, One8nine Media).

In her opening be aware, Meighan shared how empowerment and true pleasure comes from inside, “Discovering your self is a deeply private journey and likewise the foundation of every thing we do in life. To have the ability to empower ourselves and different girls round us, now we have to first know who we’re, what we worth, and what we search in life. Solely then can we take significant steps that make a real and lasting distinction.”

The occasion additionally hosted an interactive workshop on Girls’s Well being and Wellness by Mahlaqa Shaukat (CEO & Co-Founder, Aimfit).

Endorsed by main firms
Because the occasion of the yr for tech girls, WTQ 2023 was endorsed by prime names in expertise and different industries. This time, the occasion companions included reputed names equivalent to CaterpillHERs, Figma Neighborhood Lahore, GDG Kolachi, MLSA Karachi, Lahore & Islamabad, WomeninTechPK, Bytewise Ltd, Growelle Labs, CodeGirls, AWS Consumer Group Karachi, Daftarkhwan, AimFit, and Claymate.  

The occasion was sponsored by Careem and Testworthy.