The Pakistan Power 100 is born out of a simple vision; to create one of the most important events of its kind ever to be staged which would honour only the very highest levels of achievement from within the international Pakistani community and positively promote the outstanding contribution made by Pakistani men & women on a local, national and international level. A pioneering, unique and prestigious event, The Pakistan Power 100 is the only event that pays tribute to Pakistani success across all walks of life; emphasizing inspiring achievements and highlighting inspirational role models in the fields of business, sport, entertainment, philanthropy, popular arts and culture.
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Farrah Qureshi is the CEO and owner of the Global Diversity Practice Ltd. She is recognised as one of the foremost experts of International repute on Global Diversity Consultancy and training in the world. She is a leading authority on combining the disciplines of Behavioural Economics, Psychology, Leadership and Organisational consulting with Human Capital issues of Diversity and Inclusion. Farrah has put the mission of Equity and the full utilisation of Human Capital at the heart of her professional life, initially inspired by the experiences of her professional father who migrated to the UK in the early 60s and now further motivated by the aspirations of her two teenage daughters to excel and contribute as third generation British Pakistanis.
Farrah had delivered unique and innovative learning and consultancy products and specializing in advising and coaching CEO’s, Boards and top teams. The impact of her work and global footprint has left an indelible mark on her clients and has been experienced in 93 countries spanning an impressive portfolio of corporate and public sector clients. This diverse range of clients and pioneering solutions ranges from leading the team that was commissioned to develop the award-winning Diversity collateral and Strategy for the Olympic Games 2012 to delivering keynote addresses for the World Bank in Washington to delivering innovative solutions for large corporations such as Wal-Mart, Shell, Santander, Dell, Microsoft, Walt Disney, Lloyds of London, Kellogg’s, DHL, Aviva, RBS, JP Morgan, Nike, Novo Nordisk, ABB, KPMG, MOD, DFID, UN, EU, and many more.
Farrah has 24 years’ experience in her field, her early career combined Academic rigour as Head of Consultancy Solutions for the University of Leeds, then she was headhunted to join the private sector where for the past 18 years, she has developed and led both European and Global Diversity Practices. Prior to her current position, Farrah was Managing Director within Norman Broadbent, a leading Global Executive Search Business.
Three years ago she gained ownership of the business and has gone onto to be a successful entrepreneur.
She is the author of ‘Understanding Diversity – An Organisational Guide which was her first book. Farrah has also contributed to “Understanding Dignity @ Work.”
Farrah has been the recipient of numerous awards including Grattan Award winner for her work in Diversity. She has been shortlisted for Asian Women of Achievement 2004/7 Corporate Category (nominated by Aviva), 2005 Opportunity Now Award for London Underground. The Aviva Toolkit won the UN World Diversity Award 2008 for Innovation DFID was short-listed for the CIPD People Management Awards in 2009 for her work. Farrah has also been included in the Asian Power100 publication in 2009 by RBS and was recognised as one of the “Top Twenty leaders to look out for in 2010!” In 2010, Farrah received an award from Walmex for her services to Global Diversity.