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SDSB Recognized for Scholarship Initiative

LAHORE: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the world’s largest business education alliance, featured the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) in its Innovations Inspiring Members Spotlight Program.

According to a press release, SDSB is one of 24 business schools worldwide to receive this honorable honor this year for its scholarship initiative for women. The SDSB Women’s Scholarship is the first in the world to provide a 50% tuition waiver to any woman accepted into its graduate programs, advancing women’s access to higher education and creating impact social transformative.

LUMS Vice-Chancellor Dr. Arshad Ahmad said, “This recognition by AACSB is an honor and reflects our institutional commitment to building a diverse and inclusive community at LUMS by actively developing strong women leaders. The SDSB scholarship enables more women to access quality education and make a vital difference in our society through their leadership. My sincere hope is that this paves the way for others to do the same in Pakistan.

The Women’s Scholarship is unique as it reflects a philosophy that promoting women’s leadership through world-class business education is critical to Pakistan’s growth. Dr. Alnoor Bhimani, Honorary Dean of the SDSB, said: “Women are a force for innovation, growth and positive social change. Their commitment to business at the highest level is essential. The SDSB 50pc Women’s Scholarship recognizes that true business success only exists when women are given the opportunity to lead.

Increasingly, the scholarship is having an impact at LUMS and beyond. More and more women are studying at SDSB in generalist MBA programs and full-time and weekend specialized master’s degrees in accounting and analysis, finance, healthcare management and innovation, supply chain management and retail, public policy, technology management and entrepreneurship.