Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar makes it to the list of 100 inspiring and influential women worldwide for 2020.
An absolute honour for Pakistan as Dr. Sania Nishtar, heads the Oxford University research into a coronavirus vaccine, included in 100 Most Influential Women.
She has received the honour for her work and contribution to poverty alleviation, global health, and development.
“The dramatic impact of Covid-19 presents us with a once-in-a-generation chance to build a fairer world and bring an end to poverty, inequality, and the climate crisis. For this, women must be equal, empowered stakeholders,” said Dr. Sania.
Moreover, since 2018, she has been spearheading the transformative Ehsaas Poverty Alleviation program, which has improved the livelihoods of millions of Pakistanis.
She has helped empower the masses by taking the necessary first steps toward developing a welfare state in Pakistan.