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Social Enterprise award for Shah Rukh Abbas

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Social Enterprise award for Shah Rukh Abbas

Shah Rukh Abbas

Ms. Shah Rukh Abbas (PhD student, CABs-Hall Lab) was awarded, along with her team member Faisal Khan from University of Oxford, for both of their Business ideas in CUE £1K Award ceremony. The team won £1K Challenge 2010-11 for its Social enterprise Venture “Khadija’s Business Park ’’ which provides Women Empowerment as a possible solution to alleviate the economic crises caused by the2010 devastating floods in Pakistan.

Their 2nd Plan “Sphericos Biotechnologies ’’ was also awarded with CUE £1K-2010-11 Commendation prize for Clean Tech stream.

Both the co- founders of Khadija Business Park, belong to the worst hit area of Pakistan and are passionate about realizing the plan and planning on taking it further by seeking for investment.

Contact : sra34@cam.ac.uk , faisal.khan@st-annes.ox.ac.uk

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