Fiza Farhan

Global Strategic Development Advisor, Member UN High Level Panel on Women Economic Empowerment

Fiza Farhan

Global Strategic Development Advisor, Member UN High Level Panel on Women Economic Empowerment


Expert in national and global issues pertaining to women empowerment, social entrepreneurship, inclusive  growth, SDG’s, climate change, inclusive impact investment, financial inclusion & sustainable social development

Specialized in developing innovative & intelligent partnerships through effective coordination that integrate multiple internal & external stakeholders in “win-­‐win” scenarios

Expert  in  rural  off-­‐grid  energy  access  projects  with  innovative  financing  mechanisms  and  multiple  models  of technology deployment along with a unique nexus of women economic empowerment & social development

Specialized  in  Public-­‐Private  Partnerships  along  with  creating  development  led  collaborations  within  the  Private Sector especially on the SDG Agenda

Global networking and high level representation being a strong forte, with recognition on multiple global platforms and engagements with high level development leadership

Represented Pakistan twice, in US Magazine Forbes “30 Under 30” list of Social Entrepreneurs in 2015 and again in 2016 (Forbes Asia), owing to the internationally recognized innovations launched in the realm of access to energy, clean financing and women empowerment

Strong positioning towards national & global advocacy of women economic empowerment & inclusive growth opportunities leading to representation on UN Secretary General’s first ever High Level Panel on Women Economic Empowerment along with appointment of Chairperson to Task Force on Women Empowerment by the Chief Minister Punjab

Excelling in women economic empowerment, social entrepreneurship and access to energy project innovations, emerged as an acknowledged global advisor, through a diverse mix of intrepid leadership strengths, professional competence, passion to excel and create opportunities, strategic planning and systematic execution, sound decision making, and the ability to effectively build on resources through global networking and alliances

Continue to represent Pakistan on multiple prestigious global platforms including the UN Foundation, ADB Energy for ALL, Global Female Leaders Summits, UN Global Compact and World Energy Council amongst others