Why WiSteam?

All of the 2021 Nobel Prizes in science were awarded to men. Women remain underrepresented in the STEM/ STEAM fields globally, and even more so in Pakistan. This will be the 1st award in Pakistan to recognize Women contribution in STEM/STEAM. The award encompasses women’s contribution across the sectors: Industry/ Professional, Academia/Research, and Entrepreneurship/ Social-Work It recognise high-achieving women in STEAM who are blazing trails for girls everywhere who want to build successful careers and contribute to socio-economic development of Pakistan.

Why ZU?

Ziauddin carries the legacy of STEM, dating back since the establishment of Aligarh University (Sir Dr Ziauddin) ZU has the wide breath of domains of the STEAM fields (8 Faculties, Colleges) ZU champions gender equity and women empowerment, Leadership of the University and many of the STEM Faculties/Colleges is held by Women ZU understands the importance of women in the Triple Helix + Model: Industry, Academia, Govt and Community.


Nominate an inspirational woman


  • Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Law & Women Rights
  • Sports & Fitness
  • Agriculture & Livestock
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Media & Literature
  • Nursing & Female Health
  • Pharmacy & Therapy
  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Women under 30

Sub Categories:

  • Industry/Professionals
  • Academia/Researchers
  • Entrepreneurs/Society

Nomination Process:
1. Click on the google form to nominate an inspiring woman
2. Submit the application
(P.S. The consent of the nominated person will be required)

Setting the Bar High

ZU WiStream Awards
Ziauddin University wishes to honour talented women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts and medicine/mathematics (STEAM) with the Women in STEAM Awards (WiSTEAM).

These Awards shall be an annual event to celebrate Pakistani female scientists, educators, entrepreneurs, and professionals, who are making a positive difference in their communities.

Its aim is to highlight and celebrate the accolades of up-andcoming inspirational talent, and to help create a new generation of female role models.