Pakistan’s team “Auj” comprising of 10 members, will leave to the United Kingdom in order to participate International Formula Student Competition, scheduled from July 9 to 23.
We, the first all-girls team of 10 female students, has designed and manufactured a Formula Style Racing car from scrape, said marketing head, team Auj, Warda Jamal.
"We are all from different departments of Nust, Islamabad including engineering, business development and industrial designing," she added.
The shortlisting has been done on the bases of our business plane and we’ll be travelling to London and participating on the Silver Stone Racetrack, she further said.
"Azka Athar will be leading the team to depart to UK on July 9 from Islamabad," she stated.
"As soon as we arrive back from the competition our motive is to empower women of pakistan in every aspect by working on Women and Work Development in Pakistan and opening another employment sector to Pakistani females," she further stated and said that they had been invited by former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, in May, on behalf of their extraordinary work.
Azka Athar (Team Lead), Wardah Jamal (Marketing Head), Sabah Zaman (Fabrication Head), Harim Akhtar (Technical Head), Cybil Braganza (Human Resource Manager), Laiba Rodyna (Finance Manager), Alaima Zahra (Marketing Executive), Aatrah Rauf (Technical Executive), Zoiba Noor (Technical Executive) and Fatima Sohail (Project Manager) are included in the team.