With great pleasure we announce the 10 winners of this year's Azm Awards. Your service and dedication has made Pakistan proud of you.
Roshni Public School The idea behind Roshni Public School is to provide education to a number of children. They are directly involved in the experience of teaching and running the school and invite volunteers from civil society to come and teach or just meet the children and/or to train the teachers. This way the children stay connected with all segments of the society and get confidence and inspiration.http://www.roshnipublicschool.com/
RahnumaRahnuma is guided by the desire to use all the possible and available resources of its members, supporters and its mentors to facilitate a change of mindset within the Indus Valley School community initially and then reaching out to a more diverse student population.http://www.rahnuma.com.pk/
The aim behind this organization is to spread quality education to the underprivileged children in all corners of Pakistan. Their way to approach this mission is to actively involve the youth to take part in building the educational foundation of this country by not only providing quality education but building a sense of responsibility in the students and allowing them to become conscious citizens.http://www.manzil.com.pk/
The Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP) is a non profit organization dedicated to Cultural and Historic Preservation who seek to educate the community, foster an awareness of the nation's history and instill pride in Pakistani citizens about their heritage.www.citizensarchive.org/
Khalida Brohi is Program Leader of Sughar, a program aimed at ending the negative customs of exchange marriages, child marriages, honor killings by promoting the beautiful traditions and providing socio-economic empowerment to women in tribal communities of Pakistan.http://sugharwomen.blogspot.com/
Malala Yousuf Zai is an eighth-grade Pakistani student from the town of Mingora
in Swat District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and is known for being a children's rights activist. At 13 years old she gained notability for championing the cause of the people of Swat by blogging for the BBC under a pseudonym about the atrocities
of the Tehrik-i-Taliban regime.https://www.facebook.com/Malalayosufzai
Ali Abbas Zaidi is the founder and Chairperson of Pakistan Youth Alliance - a youth based, youth administered and youth motivated organization which aims to Unite the youth of Pakistan, provide a platform to them through which, they can raise their voices against injustice, engage them in constructive and healthy activities and enlighten them to feel responsible for this country.http://www.pya.org.pk/
Ms. Mehwish is detail oriented and committed in delivering superior quality work. Ms. Mehwish Abdul Sattar is a Chairperson of 3wOgle Group of Companies with over 5 plus years of experience in the IT industry. At the age of 24, she owns a group of companies and is affiliated with different companies locally and internationally as web technology partner, strategic partner, director and associate. She is the Youngest Lady Entrepreneur of Pakistan till date.http://www.3wogle.com/
A Dublin-based Pakistani youth, Amir Davis is a computer-graduate. He received Ireland Involved Award 2011 and was one of the ten recipients chosen for volunteer work in different fields. Amir is the pioneer of a unique school, Amir Public School in Gujranwala, which has a mission to educate underprivileged children.http://www.apspakistan.org/
Nadeh Ali (Peshawar Youth Organization)Peshawar Youth Organization (PYO), is a local organization that promotes awareness among students and young professionals about ethical implications of the society and helps them define their role in it.
Watch Azm Awards 2012 tonight on: TV One at 9:00pm, News One at 9:45pm and Waseb Tv at 9:15pm
10 Azm Awards to be given at an event in March. Azme Alishan Azm Awards to be aired on television channels on Pakistan Day, 23rd March 2012.
Nominations will be shortlisted by the Azme Alishan team and the respected Jury around February 15th. There will be 20 shortlisted nominations for the year 2012. The short listing of nominees will focus more on unsung heroes of Pakistan, and careful evaluation will be done to the best of abilities to see if their work is authentic and has no religious, political or self-serving motives. However, the nomination process shall be kept open for individuals to nominate through out the year via the Azme Alishan website to collect nominees and celebrate their work and for future Azm Awards.
Voting period starts from February 18th 2012.
The 10 Azm Awards to be given shall be on the basis of a decision ratio (public voting & jury members).
The awards given are to recognize and celebrate the most popular unsung heroes of Pakistan who have contributed positively in the various respective spheres and/or categories for the betterment of Pakistan.
The nominees can be of:
Pakistanis living in Pakistan,
Pakistanis living Internationally,
Non-Pakistanis who have done remarkable work for Pakistan.
The decision of the Jury panel and the Azme Alishan team will be full & final and non-disputable at any level. Azme Alishan reserves the right to cancel, remove or make any other such changes to the nominees or the nomination criteria as per the contingency situation where applicable.