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Karachi University’s Professor Dr Saima Saleem Wins Women of the Year Award 2024

Dr. Saima Saleem’s recognition as the Woman of the Year 2024 by the Russian House in Pakistan underscores her remarkable achievements and significant contributions to both the scientific community and the advancement of women in STEM fields. As an esteemed member of the Dr. A. Q. Khan Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering at the University of Karachi, Dr. Saleem has demonstrated exemplary dedication and expertise in the field of biological sciences.

Her affiliation with the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World—Pakistan National Chapter further exemplifies her commitment to fostering inclusivity and gender equality within the scientific community. Through her role as Secretary, Dr. Saleem has tirelessly worked to create opportunities for women in Pakistan to pursue careers in STEM, thus empowering them to contribute meaningfully to scientific research and innovation.

The Russian Centre for Science and Culture, known as Friendship House, serves as a platform for promoting cultural exchange and collaboration between Russia and Pakistan. By bestowing the Woman of the Year award upon Dr. Saleem, the Russian House acknowledges her outstanding achievements and celebrates her as a role model for aspiring scientists and women in Pakistan.

Dr. Saleem’s recognition not only highlights her individual accomplishments but also serves as a testament to the importance of diversity and inclusivity in the scientific community. Her leadership and dedication inspire future generations of scientists, particularly women, to pursue their passions and strive for excellence in their chosen fields. Through her pioneering work and unwavering advocacy, Dr. Saima Saleem has left an indelible mark on the landscape of science and serves as a beacon of hope and inspiration for aspiring scientists worldwide.

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