Ms Nelofar Qureshi
Spouse of Executive Director, Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South
Ms. Nelofar Qureshi is passionate about serving society and has also rendered outstanding services at a national and international level in the arena of social work to promote Women in Science, STEM education, global peace and harmony. She is a keen social worker and as a philanthropist, she nurtures a set of ideals that keep her focused on her social responsibilities. Being a strong advocate of (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) STEM education system, she spoke at various national and international platforms particularly in the global south. She organised and participated in various social welfare and charity events during the diplomatic tenure as Spouse of High Commissioner. She has always held philanthropic work very close to her heart with the principle goal of supporting girls in realizing their aspirations and potentials for materializing Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development.
Currently, she is the spouse of H.E. Dr. Nafees Zakria, Executive Director COMSATS, an intergovernmental/international organization based in Islamabad, comprising 27 Member States. It is striving to promote South-South cooperation in the fields of Science and Technology for socio-economic progress in the developing countries.
Nelofar's desire is to impact as many young girls as possible and believes that,
“Live for yourself and you will live in vain.
Live for others and you will live again”.