Fri, Jul 30 2021 to Fri, Jul 30 2021
This workshop is designed to highlight the importance of living a more Meaningful life in relation to personal Happiness and Goals in a series of interactive exercises and discussions.
A major focus of the workshop will be on:
Give a Day to LUMS Telethon
Thu, Jul 29 2021 to Sat, Jul 31 2021
Join us at the Give a Day to LUMS Telethon on Saturday, July 31, 2021. Pay forward the opportunity you got at LUMS by calling in and pledging one day’s income (or any amount) you wish to contribute to the campaign!!
The Telethon, hosted by Adeel Hashmi, will feature our Founding Pro Chancellor, Syed Babar Ali, our Vice Chancellor, Dr. Arshad Ahmad, distinguished faculty from LUMS, and our celebrated alumni from across the globe who will be happy to answer your questions.
Leaders at LUMS: In Conversation with Ms. Tara Uzra Dawood, CEO and Founder of 786 Investments Ltd
Thu, Jul 15 2021 to Thu, Jul 15 2021
Ms. Dawood, CEO and Founder of 786 Investments Ltd, Pakistan’s pioneer asset management company, joins us to share valuable insights from her career. She holds a Doctorate in Judicial Science from Harvard Law School, where she specialised in shariah law and finance, as well as mergers and acquisitions. After gaining experience through her work with various law firms abroad, Ms. Dawood launched 786 Investments Ltd.
She is also well-known for her philanthropic work for women and children, especially during the Swat earthquake and the COVID-19 pandemic.
LUMS Live Session 79: Rethinking the Role of the State: From Public Goods to Public Value
Mon, Jun 28 2021 to Mon, Jun 28 2021
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LUMS Live Session 78: Mental Health under Criminal Law in Pakistan: Carving a Way Forward
Mon, Jun 21 2021 to Mon, Jun 21 2021
In February 2021, the Supreme Court of Pakistan commuted the death sentences of two severely mentally ill prisoners, Kanizan Bibi and Imdad Ali, to life imprisonment and delivered a landmark judgment that reinforces the rights of mentally ill defendants in the criminal justice system.
LUMS Live Session 77: Learning From Others
Sat, Jun 19 2021 to Sat, Jun 19 2021
Syed Babar Ali’s extraordinary life has a wealth of lessons to offer all of us. The founding Pro Chancellor of LUMS, has generously documented these lessons in his book, Learning from Others, and now will be sharing experiences from his life in the form of an upcoming video series, called Conversations with Syed Babar Ali.
Punjab Skills Development Fund to Hold Virtual Recruitment Drive
Tue, Jun 22 2021 to Tue, Jun 22 2021
PSDF will be holding an hour-long interactive session to walk you through their lineage, new projects and partnerships, and potential career opportunities. You can interact with industry experts who will be in attendance to talk about their journey with PSDF, the exciting work they are doing and what it takes to make an impact.
They will also have special prizes in store for the participants.
LUMS Live Session 76: State Capture, Political Distortions and Development
Thu, Jun 17 2021 to Thu, Jun 17 2021
During this LUMS Live session, Dr. Leonard Wantchekon will be examining the mechanisms of state capture in low-income countries and discussing how these mechanisms contribute to the breakdown of democratic institutions. Dr. Wantchekon is a Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University and the President and Founder of the African School of Economics. His research interests include political economy, economic history and development economics.
Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
Time: 5:30 pm (PKT)
LUMS Live 75: Pakistan's Divergent Fertility Transition
Thu, Jun 10 2021 to Thu, Jun 10 2021
Dr. Zeba Sathar, Director of Population Council, Pakistan, will be examining the divergence in Pakistan’s fertility transition from other countries in South Asia. She will examine the causes that explain this divergence and its implications for citizen welfare. Hosted in collaboration with the Mahbub ul Haq Research Centre as part of their Mahbub ul Haq Distinguished Lectures 2021, the session will be moderated by Dr. Hadia Majid and Ms. Maha Rehman.
Date: Thursday, June 10, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm (PKT)
De-stress rather than Distress: A Workshop on Stress Management
Fri, Jun 04 2021 to Fri, Jun 04 2021
This workshop will help you understand, identify, manage, and reduce the sources of stress in your life. You will learn the practical skills to harness and alter your thoughts, and consequently increase your productivity, boost self-morale and improve your overall well-being. Mark your calendars!
Date: June 4, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM (PKT)
To register for the workshop, please click here.