About Us

WECON 17 is bringing together a veritable who’s who from the world of entrepreneurship to not only celebrate our iconic women entrepreneurs but also hold in-depth discussions with ecosystem builders, incubators, accelerators and Government bodies as well as fresh startups on the challenges, opportunities and way forward to build a stable, scalable and sustainable ecosystem that helps women led businesses succeed in our particular environment.


  • To establish an annual platform promoting, engaging and supporting the female entrepreneurs of Pakistan

  • Building a viable and sustainable ecosystem, mentor network and marketplace

  • Encouraging participation of young females from higher education institutions in entrepreneurial activities.

  • Celebrating and learning from iconic women entrepreneurs

11th March

HEC Auditorium


Iconic Speakers & Panelists

Key Activities


Keynote Addresses

WECON '17 will host accomplished Women Entrepreneurs to share their success stories among conference participants

Panel Discussions

WECON’17 will host three panel sessions to create, celebrate and cultivate women entrepreneurship in Pakistan. Our panelists include, Entrepreneurial ecosystem enablers, policy makers, and head of institutes, accomplished and young entrepreneurs




Ms. Ayesha Hamid

President OPEN Lahore

Ms. Hira Batool Rizvi

Founder/Owner of SHEKAB

Ms. Shahnaz Kapadia

Founder Mera Maan

Mr. Yusuf Hussain

Founder CEO at DM Ventures

Dr. Arshad Ali

Executive Director HEC

Ms. Khalida Habib

Director/HoD SECP

Ms. Naima Ansari


Mr. Murtaza Zaidi

Executive Director, TiE Islamabad

Ms. Rida Shoaib

Communications Lead, Herself

Ms. Maria Umer

Founder, Women Digital League

Ms. Shahina Waheed

Program Manager, UNIDO

Mr. Tauseef Zaman

Islamabad Chamber of Commerce

Ms. Shehab Niazi

Entreprenuer, Mentor WeCreate, Pakistan

Ms. Huma Mustafa Baig

Founder Ministry of Change

Ms. Maryam Arshad

Community Manager, National Incubation Centre

Ms. Manzil e Maqsood

Founder Oxbridge Innovative Solutions

Ms. Nigar Nazar

CEO, Gogi Studios

Ms. Sihah Waris

Founder Rise Mom

Ms. Ume Laila

HomeNet Pakistan

Ms. Marvi Mustafa Soomro

Founder Innovate. Educate. Inspire Pakistan

Ms. Rabia Ahmad

Director, Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) of NUST

Mr. Kaiyan Yousaf

Senior Manager, Knowledge Management at Karandaaz Pakistan

Mr. Faisal Sherjan

Director of LUMS Centre for Entrepreneurship, Co-founder Patari, Bookme, XGear, AutoX, Cfx

Our Partners

Official Food Partner


Social Media Campaign

It is about time we start creating enabling environments for women entrepreneurs of Pakistan. For this reason; we present to you the platform to show your support for Women Entrepreneurship by:
Sending us a picture with your supportive message.
Or a Short Video (30-45 seconds) showcasing your support.
Send us your entries at participate@wecon.pk till 20th February, 2017.
Let’s show the world that #SheIsUnstoppable

Get yourself Registered for the event!