Zia S. Hasan
Area of Expertise:
Entrepreneurship, Branding, Marketing, Pitching, Leadership & COVID-19
Zia is an avid entrepreneur, business consultant, corporate trainer, community builder and a health advocate. She is the Co-Founder & Director of a Nanotechnology powered surface protection company, NShield Solutions, having offices in Pakistan & UAE. She is the first and only woman in Pakistan who has founded a Nano- Automotive company breaking barriers in a heavy male dominated Auto industry as well as setting an example for other women to follow.
Zia is a strong advocate for women inclusion and empowerment. She is a community builder and is the founder of WOWPK – Women of Wonders Pakistan that honours, and celebrates the successful women role models in Traditional and Non Traditional Careers and works for their career advancement through skill development.
Zia has organized 11 Business Networking and training events to empower women entrepreneurs, professional women and freelancers as the Vice President of Connected Women Pakistan and has also organized the first ever women of wonders awards where women from all across Pakistan participated and won awards. Zia has served as a judge and mentor for SMEs and start-ups at Standard Chartered’s Women in Tech program, NIC’s Health Hackathon, Shaoor Foundation’s program for SMEs, Entrepreneurship program at Superior University, Women in renewable energy, Epiphany Lab, healthtech and others. She has been selected by the World Bank for Girls Learn Women Earn initiative. She has been invited as a panelist, moderator and speaker at various forums, and has conducted workshops on Branding, Personal branding, Business Marketing, Business leadership, Influencer Marketing, Women Empowerment and Facebook Monetization.
Zia holds a Masters degree in Microbiology and has an extensive experience in health advocacy, infectious diseases, nosocomial infections, pharmaceutical Quality Assurance, antimicrobial nano coatings and Health, Safety and Environment. She is also a WHO achiever in COVID-19 (Corona Virus Disease): Operational planning guidelines and COVID-19 partners platform to support country preparedness and response as well as an achiever in COVID-19 for Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Novel Coronavirus. She has conducted many corporate sessions on COVID-19 awareness and control.