Pakistan’s Islamabad hosted Edge’s Ignite Conference recently, demonstrating the organization’s commitment to the nation’s employment market. The event, which brought together more than 400 members of the Edge community and prominent business figures, focused on developing talent and commemorated the creation of 500 jobs, with a special emphasis on strengthening women in the workforce.
At the conference, Edge announced its intention to create 10,000 well-paying jobs in Pakistan in 5 years, with an annual expenditure of $150 million towards talent development and job creation. Parvez Abbasi, Founder of AdVentures and the National Incubation Center, and Edge CEO Iffi Wahla had a fireside chat on The Future of Pakistan’s Talent and Job Economy.
This occasion demonstrated a dedication to funding Pakistan’s employment sector with a focus on prosperity and economic growth. It demonstrated Edge’s commitment to utilizing the collective energy within its community to shape a bright future.
With thanks to attendees and backers, Edge’s efforts to build a brighter tomorrow were showcased at the Ignite Conference. Since its start in 2021, the HR-tech platform Edge has expanded its reach across three continents, connecting people from around the world with North American jobs, with the goal of creating jobs that are fairly compensated everywhere.