A Role Model for Youngsters- Sheen Akhtar of KIU
March 3, 2014 3 Comments
Usually we look for role models as in inspirational people who could instill energy and spark of success and progress with determination. These are the people who have encountered the odds of the time either social, economic, political or cultural norms and succeeded in achieving their dreams. Gilgit-Baltistan in general and Hunza in particular have produced many role models including both men and women.
Here we pleased to introduce a brilliant student of the Karakoram International University who has achieved success at national level in the area of public speaking and debates in English language. Ms. Shaheen Akhtar, who is a student of International Relations has won the following trophies in a very young age.
1) All Pakistan Inter-universities debate contest for Allama Iqbal sheild organized by HEC Pakistan in April 2013 in Islamabad, 3rd position in the final round.
2) A Doha style Debate contest in English category held at Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad on April 2013, 2nd position.
3) Selected by HEC for SAARC Debate contest along with two other participants from Pakistan,
4) Represented KIU in All Pakistan Inter-universities Students Weak held at Agriculture University Faisalabad in March 2013
5) Represented KIU in HEC organized debate in International Islamic University, Islamabad in December 2012
6) Addressed Mountains Festival in Pakistan National Council of Arts, Islamabad as a representative of the GB
7) Won English debate contest in a talent hunt program held at KIU in 2011
8) In Academics, remained topper of the Department (IR) for the last 7 semesters
Her intensive engagement with these high level co-curricular activities did not stop her from achieving success in her academic life. Astoundingly, Shaheen was also the top scorer in her class over the first 8 semester as a student of International Relations.
Gilgit-Baltistan Times, congratulate Shaeen Akhtar, who basically hails from Karimabad, Hunza for her grandeur success both in academic and co-curricular activities and hope that many of our young girls and ladies will also learn and follow the successes of Shaheen Akhtar in their academic and social life.