Title: “Innovative Communities: World Building 101”

Day & Date: Saturday, 2nd March, 2019

No of Participants: 51

Resource Person(s): Areej Mehdi

Venue: Video Conference Room, Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore.

Workshop Details:

Department of English in collaboration with Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC): Kinnaird College for Women had organized one day Workshop on “Innovative Communities World Building 101.” Ms. Areej Mehdi, who’s currently working with MIT Enterprise Forum, is the resource person for this workshop. The main purpose of this workshop is to give brief detail about how to express your imagination into science fiction novels, stories, and fantasy.  Ms. Areej told student that if you want to be a good science fiction writer than you have to be a good reader first, she further emphasis student to  read more Non-fiction books, look for history, make up story, Re-imagination things to be a professional writer. Dean of Social Sciences & Humanity, Dr Urusa Fahim, HOD Ms. Rabia Zaheer, Ms. Sarah Ishfaque, Ms. Tehreem Arslan Aurahzai, Ms. Mahwish Khan, Ms. Rabaha Arshad, Ms. Numrha Mehmood along with 51 students were participated in this informative workshop.

Ms. Areej Mehdi involved students in a group activity at second session which was started at 12:45 pm in which students with the group of 10 build there fantasy world with their own imagination so that they can have more clear idea about science fiction. Overall her presentation was informative, up to the content and beneficial for students and faculty. HOD, Ms Rabia Zaheer appreciates her and awarded her with certificate of appreciation and shield from Kinnaird College Lahore.