Pakistan PWIPM Holds First-Ever Interest Meeting
(Pictured: Attendees at the first-ever PPWIPM meeting. Source: PPWIPM Facebook page)
FAIRFAX.Va. – Pakistan PWIPM Holds First-Ever Interest Meeting – On November 27, a group of multi-dimensional women who work for, and alongside, pest management companies in Pakistan convened for the first official interest meeting of the Pakistan Professional Women in Pest Management (PPWIPM). The meeting was an astounding success having 42 attendees, it marked the strongest start of any local PWIPM network to date.
“We would like to thank all the research students, academia and professionals from the food manufacturing, retail and pest management industries who made this event so inspirational and successful,” said Ayesha Azam of Urban Pest Management Pakistan. “We also express gratitude to our special guests of honor from Lahore College for Women University, McDonald’s Pakistan, BASF, METRO Cash & Carry Pakistan, Punjab Food Authority, KFC Pakistan and our PMP family in Pakistan for your support, encouragement and participation; especially Urban Pest Management Pakistan who provided us a platform and supported us to set this incredible and resourceful meeting.”
The agenda for this initial meeting consisted of presentations and a panel discussion focusing on the importance of empowering and training women in the pest management industry.
“I am very proud of this group of amazing women and congratulate them for the high participation at this meeting in Pakistan,” said CEO of NPMA, Dominique Stumpf. “We look forward to collaborating with this new PWIPM network on their initiatives and for the betterment of the pest management industry.”