The Governor of Sindh, honorable Mr. Imran Ismail , was the Chief Guest of the event, whereas LADIESFUND Lifetime Achievement Award winners, Nasreen Mahmud Kasuri and Tina Sani were Guests of Honour. Nasreen Mahmud Kasuri is the founder of one of the largest privately-owned education systems in the world with branches in 8 countries, student body nearing 300,000 and a staff of approx. 17,000, and flew from Lahore for the occasion. Tina Sani is a Pakistani Ghazal singer who also received the Pride of Performance award from the Government of Pakistan.
LADIESFUND® was established in 2007 as an initiative to provide financial security to women and to promote and train women entrepreneurs. It aims to integrate the entrepreneurial needs based on the economic and social aspects of the local communities, with respect to greater women participation in the workforce.