Pakistani Student Wins First MBA Saïd Prize Update: An MBA student from Pakistan, Kanza Azeemi, has been conferred with the highest academic award from the Oxford University, UK. The Dean of Saïd Business School at the University, Peter Tufano, presented her the award in a prestigious ceremony held at Sheldon Theatre.
According to a press release issued on Thursday, Saïd Prize is presented to an MBA student for showing outstanding academic excellence and making significant contribution to the MBA program and the Oxford community. Pakistani Student Wins First MBA Saïd Prize.
Pakistani Student Wins First MBA Saïd Prize, Azeemi completed her Masters in Business Administration from Saïd Business School and was a member of St. Hugh’s College at the University of Oxford in United Kingdom. She achieved this honor competing against 327 students from 58 countries.
While presenting the Pakistani Student Wins First MBA Saïd Prize, the Dean acclaimed Azeemi’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 that works to promote females in leadership positions and gender equality.
Pakistani Student Wins First MBA Saïd Prize is presented every year to the most outstanding student of the graduating batch for their incredible academic and extra-curricular activities. Kanza Azeemi, a Pakistani prodigy, has been chosen this year for the award for her exceptional record.
Azeemi’s efforts to organize International Women’s Day events that brought inspirational women from her MBA class into the spotlight were specifically praised and recognized.
About Kanza Azeemi
A graduate from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Kanza secured distinction in 2013 with a major in Economics. Since then, she has been actively involved in women’s empowerment and social impact initiatives.
She worked as an Area Sales Manager at Reckitt Benckiser for 4 months from March 2014 to June 2014. Thereafter, she founded Elika Studio and led for good couple of years. She is currently working as a Senior Consultant at Monitor Deloitte in Dubai.