Asma Parvez – Women Deliver

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Asma Parvez

  • Age: 30
  •    |   She/her/hers


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Empathy-driven leadership should be the most important skill since it is effective for creating trustworthy bonds with each other. This helps women to speak out and helps them play their part to make the world a better place.

- Asma Parvez


Asma Parvez is originally from Pakistan and currently lives in the United Arab Emirates. She received a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from the University of Abu Dhabi University in 2015.

What ignited your pursuit for gender equality?

My friends, coworkers, and family who weren't able to have equal opportunities just because of their gender but still continue to fight.

Please share your biggest wins as an advocate for gender equality.

I have worked with several girls and women providing them with legal, emotional, and digital support to counteract cyber harassment as part of a helpline in Pakistan.

Outside of your gender equality advocacy work, what do you enjoy doing?

Reading, yoga, and eating and making dessert.

Languages Spoken:

  • English (Advanced/Native)
  • Urdu (Advanced/Native)

Speaks On:

  • how culture affects women's health outcomes
  • domestic violence and its impacts