Pakistan, a country which is mentioned quite a lot of times in the media for extremism and terrorism finally gets to some long due positive coverage as Forbes 30 Under 30 2018 Asia List includes nine Pakistanis.
Here are the names of the people who have made it to the prestigious list:
Momina is known all over Pakistan for her amazing vocal capabilities but she is not just a talented musician but also uses her fame and social media to talk about the real issues of people including depression, cyber bullying etc. She also uses her voice to stand for women rights.
Muhammad Asad Raza and Abrahim Shaha
Asad and Abrahim have made it to the Forbes 30 Under 30 2018 and are founders of Neurostic, a healthcare startup that aims to provide low cost and high-quality wearables and implantable medical devices in the developing countries of the world.
World Health Organization lists Pakistan among 57 countries who are facing critical health workforce efficiency in its 2006 report where it faces a shortage of human resources and key skills in the medical world.
Neurostic is working towards addressing these issues and provide services like clinical decision support, active, fitness and healthcare monitoring, and data analytics for healthcare applications. They also provide prosthetic services for amputees in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, and Syria.
Muhammad Shaheer Niazi
Shaheer is a Pakistani teenager who is already a full-fledged scientist where his work has been published in Royal Society Open Science journal. He was the first person to photograph the movement of ions and captured the charged ions that create a honeycomb.
Muhammad Shaheer Niazi is a well-deserved name in the Forbes 30 Under 30 2018 list whose work open different avenues for research.
Adnan Shaffi and Adeel Shaffi
Adnan Shaffi and Adeel Shaffi are the two brothers who are also the founders of PriceOye, the price comparison platform which uses data analytics that can help consumers find the best deal.
People buying electronics in second and third-tier cities in Pakistan can visit their site to save themselves from paying more.
Sadia made her place in the Forbes 30 Under 30 2018 list by helping women break into the male-dominated industry of video game production. She is the co-founder of Pixel Art Games Academy which provides training in game design and production, game programming, digital art, and animation.
Hamza Farrukh is the founder of Bondh E Shams which tackles the issue of water scarcity where his Solar Water project aims to unavailability of clean water in the most poorly connected areas of Pakistan.
The project has already set up two solar-powered wells that provide clean water to 1,500 residents of a small village in Pakistan.
Syed Faizan Hussain
Last but not the least Pakistani to make his way on the Forbes 30 Under 30 2018 list is Syed Faizan Hussain who is the founder of Perihelion Systems. His startup supports different products which use technology to improve the lives of people including, Edu-Aid, a software that translates sign language, One Health, a system that can predict outbreak and alert the health institutions to intervene etc.