Pakistani Women's Rights Activist Khalida Brohi to Speak at WILD Summit

Women Inspiring Leadership Development (WILD) Summit IV offers a unique opportunity for professional women to network with students, learn from each other, and share their wisdom

Feb 09, 2016, 10:03 ET from WILD Summit

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WILD Summit IV is proud to announce that Khalida Brohi will deliver the luncheon keynote at this year's event. Brohi is the Founder and Executive Director of The Sughar Empowerment Society, a non-profit social enterprise dedicated to providing women in Pakistan with opportunities for growth and development. In 2014 Brohi was recognized as part of Forbes "30 under 30" for her work with Sughar.

"Sughar means skilled and confident women," said Brohi. "The women of Pakistan have skills and confidence and only need opportunities to unleash that potential within themselves."

"There is no question that Khalida will inspire WILD participants to tap into their own potential," said Julie Imig, WILD Summit chair. "By her actions as a social entrepreneur, she really epitomizes what it means to inspire leadership, which is what WILD is all about."

"I'm looking forward to sharing my experience with the WILD Summit participants," said Brohi. "I have learned that to do great things in life, you have to be two things: deaf and dumb. Deaf to the criticism that will come hurling at you right when you make progress and dumb so that you do not waste time explaining yourself when you could be winning!"

Registration for the WILD Summit IV is now open. The event will take place on April 1, 2016 at the Marriott Hotel in Westminster, CO. To register or for more information, visit

In partnership with The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder, the WILD Summit is an annual event of The Women's Council.

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About the WILD Summit:
The WILD Summit is an annual event of The Women's Council, in partnership with The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder. The mission of The WILD Summit is to provide a professional forum for women who want to learn and share; inspire and be inspired. Its objective is increase the visibility and accessibility of successful WILD women in the community to students and each other. It offers a venue for the presentation and sharing of relevant topics that are provocative and engaging to WILD women across university majors, industries and functional roles. It engages a broad audience of WILD women who fit in every place along the continuum of age and experience – bringing together those who are seeking knowledge and those with a desire to share and give back. For more information on the WILD Summit, please visit

About the Women's Council:
The Women's Council is a membership group of professional women who serve the efforts of the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado (CU).

The purpose of the Women's Council is to support the mission of CU's Leeds School of Business by providing access and connection for students to successful women business leaders who will provide their support and expertise and nourish both students and other women in our community to live up to their potential as entrepreneurs and leaders in business. For more information on CU's Women's Council, please visit (

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