OXFORD: Setting example and making history, Pakistan’s Kanza Azeemi has achieved the highest honour (the Saïd Prize) as an MBA student at University of Oxford.
Kanza Azeemi, completed her Masters in Business Administration from Said Business School and was a member of St. Hugh’s College at the University of Oxford, UK. She achieved this position among a class of 327 students from 58 countries.
The dean of Saïd Business School, Peter Tufano announced Kanza’s award in a prestigious end of course ceremony held at the centuries-old Sheldonian Theatre designed by Christopher Wren in the 1600s.
The Saïd Prize is awarded to one MBA student for outstanding academic excellence and contribution to the MBA program and the wider Oxford community.
While presenting the award, the Dean acclaimed Kanza’s position on the Dean’s Honour List and the events she organized as the elected Co- Chair of the Women’s Leadership Oxford Business Network, which was one of the most active OBNs of the year, working to promote females in leadership positions and striving for gender equality.
Her efforts to organize International Women’s Day events that brought inspirational women from her MBA class in to the spotlight were specifically praised acknowledged.
Kanza graduated from Lahore University of Management Sciences with a major in Economics (distinction) in 2013.
She has been actively involved in women’s empowerment and social impact initiatives since then.