22 Aug, 2019
Daftarkhwan | Central (Gulberg), Hali Road, Lahore, Pakistan
Join us for an OPEN conversation with Romana Abdullah (Co-Founder & CEO @ Hopscotch - Highpoint Ventures. Young Global Leader @ World Economic Forum 2016) on Thursday, August 22 / 4 - 6 PM at Daftarkhwan | Central (Gulberg).
About the Speaker:
Romana Abdullah is the Founder & CEO of Highpoint Ventures (Pvt) Ltd. and leads Hopscotch, a kidswear brand she co-founded in 2014. Today, Hopscotch has 30+ stores in over 20 cities across Pakistan along with an e-commerce website at ilovehopscotch.com.
Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Romana was part of the Management Team of MCB Bank, one of Pakistan’s largest banks, leading their strategic planning, transformation and new initiative functions. She was also Group Head for Strategy at Soneri Bank. Earlier, Romana spent significant time at The Boston Consulting Group (Management Consulting) and Merrill Lynch (Investment Banking) in New York, where she focused on strategic, financial and operational assignments for Fortune 500 financial services and consumer clients.
Romana was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2016. She is on the board of Karandaaz, a not-for-profit company promoting access to finance for SMEs through commercially directed investments & financial inclusion and on the board of Systems Limited, a publicly listed company and a global leader in next-generation IT services and BPO solutions. She mentors young start-ups, incubators, and accelerators in her free time. Romana has a BSc in Financial Engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Date and Time: Thursday, August 22 / 4 - 6 PM
Address: Daftarkhwan | Central (Gulberg)
90-B Hali Rd, Block B Gulberg 2, Lahore
Welcome to OPEN Lahore's speaker series event co-hosted with Daftarkhwan where seasoned executives and entrepreneurs share their journeys, provide information on current trends and help participants connect to resources as needed.
Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs (OPEN) is the world’s premier entrepreneur network. Founded in 1998 in Boston, OPEN has grown to eleven chapters in some of the world’s most dynamic hubs of entrepreneurship — in the U.S, U.K. and Pakistan. OPEN’s membership boasts leading entrepreneurs, business leaders, and corporate professionals. OPEN chapters host dozens of networking, knowledge-sharing and mentoring events every month.
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