Photographer Kashif Javaid traveled to Karachi, Pakistan to document the experiences of children, healthcare workers, and families involved in the adoption process in Pakistan. Compelled by their own personal experience of becoming parents through adoption, Javaid and his wife Faiza want to foster open and honest conversations on the traditionally taboo subject of adoption. Issues of poverty, censorship, women's rights, and infanticide all shape how and why adoption has become a taboo subject in Pakistani culture.
Please join us for a conversation about succeeding in today’s professional world. Participants will have an opportunity to listen to accomplished professionals and their lessons learned from their chosen career paths. This event is part of the APF Mentorship and Internship Initiative which provides opportunities for next generation leaders to learn from experienced professionals by matching mentors and internship hosts with mentees and interns across a variety of sectors throughout the United States.
Please join the American Pakistan Foundation for a conference call on “Pakistan's Engagement at the 2019 United Nations General Assembly” with Columnist Bilal Lakhani in conversation with APF President Shamila N. Chaudhary.
Extreme heat, cold, droughts, and floods are having both immediate and long-lasting effects on the economic activity of megacities such as Karachi, Chennai, and Beijing. At the same time, continued migration and economic activity place increasing pressure on local environmental resources, threatening both human and ecosystem health. Using the lens of rapid population growth, migration, and human economic activity, this panel will explore the economic and environmental impacts of megacity development on the climate and the role played by governments.