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'Safe transport sharing service' for women commences in twin cities

ISLAMABAD: For 29-year-old Ayesha Khan, learning to drive a car was a life-changing experience. "Being able to drive opens up so many possibilities because you are no longer dependent on other people," she said. Ayesha began driving her father's car a few years back and practised with him.



خواتین کے لیے ٹیکسی سروس کا آغاز کرنے والی حرا بتول | معاشرہ | DW | 10.04.2016

'شی کیب' اپنے لحاظ سے ایک منفرد ٹیکسی سروس ہے۔ حرا بتول رضوی کا ادارہ کم نرخوں پر راولپنڈی اور اسلام آباد میں خواتین کو محفوظ، صاف اور قابل بھروسہ سفری سہولیات فراہم کر رہا ہے۔



A drive for women's empowerment | ShareAmerica

When Hira Batool Rizvi first started working, she noticed that all the women around her talked constantly about commuting problems. That's because, in Pakistan, it can be difficult for women to get to work - and make a living for themselves and their families. Rizvi knew she wanted to help these and other women.



Georgia Tech Graduate Making Travel Safer for Women in Pakistan

Campus and Community Society and Culture Fulbright scholar and Georgia Tech public policy graduate Hira Batool Rizvi is taking a serious problem in her native Pakistan head on, and she has launched a startup company to help provide a solution. Navigating traffic in major cities like Islamabad and Rawalpindi can be difficult enough, but it's even harder for women.



Women are key to development - The Express Tribune

More than 20 years ago, Zahida Kamri, a single mother of six, became Pakistan's first female taxi driver - a job that took her from Islamabad to the country's remote provinces. As a pioneer among women entrepreneurs in Pakistan, Zahida persevered in the face of criticism and her accomplishments resonate to this day.



Pakistani Rideshare Seeks Alternative Finance Models for Female Drivers

She 'Kab plans to expand its subscription-based monthly carpooling service in Pakistan to allow women to own cars, a notable challenge in South Asia. The rideshare is currently exploring several different financing options with potential partners that would allow women to reasonably afford a car.



Reverse the Brain Drain (SSIR)

The social sector must better support entrepreneurs and professionals who have migrated from the developing world, and who want to positively influence social change in their countries of origin.



SheKab: Safe and Secure Ride Sharing Service For Women of Twin Cities

Learning the art of driving was an altogether different and exhilarating experience for 29 year old Ayesha Khan. Subsequently, her passion to drive on the roads of capital of Pakistan has not become a revenue generating source. Ayesha is now an active member of the newly launched carpool service, SheKab as a driver.



Ladies first!

Hira Batool Rizvi is not an ordinary woman. She did her undergraduate in Electrical Engineering after which she obtained a Masters in Science and Technology Policy on the Fulbright Scholarship from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA. Since her...



'Safe Transport Sharing Service' for Women Commences in Twin Cities

For 29-year-old Ayesha Khan, learning to drive a car was a life-changing experience. "Being able to drive opens up so many possibilities because you are no longer dependent on other people," she said. Ayesha began driving her father's car a few years back and practised with him.



Fulbright Heroes - Hira Batool Rizvi

Hira Batool Rizvi is the founder of She'kab, a technology platform which connects taxi drivers with working women in the city of Islamabad, Pakistan. Hira received a Fulbright Scholarship to study for a Master's in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S.A, in 2013.



Pakistani startup SheKab selected for Norway's Katapult Accelerator

By TechJuice on - Like us now! Pakistani startup SheKab has been selected as one of 12 startups to join the Norway-based Katapult Accelerator, an impact-focused accelerator that offers startups hands on assistance and up to USD 100,000 in funding.



3 Pakistani startups have been nominated for the Shell LiveWIRE Top 10 Innovators from all over the world

Pakistani startups are making a global buzz. Three startups from Pakistan have been nominated for the Top 10 Innovators Award Programme by Shell LiveWire. The startups include SheKab, an online carpooling service specifically for women; Sehat Kahani, a telemedicine platform that links female doctors with patients living in underprivileged areas; and WonderTree, an Augmented Reality-based education tool for children with special needs.






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