Women Innovation Network is one of Pakistan’s premier Women Economic Incubator, and an initiative by the Punjab Commission on the Status for Women (PCSW). It is a part of the aspiring vision of the Punjab Government and a part of Punjab Growth Strategy 2018. The aim of the incubator is to facilitate and support women entrepreneurs and start-ups and model best practices so that other public and private sector entities are encouraged to support and initiate similar incubators across Punjab and in other provinces.
- Creation Of A Support System
Our goal is to create a community with innovation at its core and to engage vibrant network of people & institutes to create a visionary ecosystem that contributes to the sustainability of our entrepreneurial landscape.
- Entrepreneurship Drive
We believe that women can transform the narrative of entrepreneurship in Pakistan. Thus, we aim for generating quality employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for them
Punjab Commission on the Status of Women is a statutory institution of the Government of Punjab, established in 2014 to promote the empowerment of women and the eradication of discrimination against them.
The Commission has undertaken multiple measures to achieve its mandate, including setting up a dedicated 24/7 Women’s Helpline (1043); a Women’s Employment Centre; a Women’s Business Incubator; a unique Gender Management Information System (gmis.gop.pk) assessing status of women; annual Punjab Gender Parity Reports (since 2016); and; monitoring the situation of women through district monitoring mechanisms and in-depth researches (pcsw.punjab.gov.pk).
Social Innovation Lab
The Social Innovation Lab (SIL) is a testing ground for driven entrepreneurs and changemakers to tackle existing social challenges by combining humanistic knowledge with sustainable business practices. SIL’s ultimate goal is to catalyze the reimagination and remodeling of contemporary societies.
Enclude is an advisory firm dedicated to building inclusive and sustainable local economies. Its integrated capacity and capital services help clients and partners design, connect, finance and build solutions that generate sustainable business results as well as positive social and environmental outcomes.