Qurat ul ain Ansari
Qurat studied International Business and Management at the University of Manchester. After graduating she founded the women’s footwear brand CHAPTER 13, a sustainable business that employs local artisans. Qurat used the opportunity to study in the UK to broaden her vision and gain the self-confidence to start her own company.
Bilal Majeed Khan - Winner
Bilal studied Mechanical Engineering Design at the University of Manchester. As CEO and Product Architect at engineering and design firm BMKDesign, he provides a range of innovative design and engineering expertise, and aims to uncover hidden talent by providing opportunities to local people. Studying in the UK helped Bilal broaden his technical knowledge and inspired his drive to develop sustainable solutions to problems.
Ifran studied Corporate Communications and Reputation Management at the University of Manchester. He is now Account Director at marketing agency Brand Stallion, where he helps international clients with digital marketing. The University of Manchester’s philosophy of learning by doing gave Ifran the confidence to build a global agency from scratch.
Dr. Nousheen Zakaria
Nousheen earned her PhD in Strategic HRM at the University of Leeds, after gaining her MSc in Management at the University of Sheffield. As Co-Founder and CEO of Out of the Box Ltd, U.K and The Code It Company, Pakistan, she is responsible for releasing some of the newest and most innovative apps and websites to support the local industry as well as global clients. She provides equal-employment opportunities to people with special needs. Nousheen’s UK study experience enhanced her critical thinking skills and transformed and has helped her be the entrepreneur that she is today.