Ameena Saiyid OBE
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Ameena Saiyid OBE is the current Managing Director of Oxford University Press in Pakistan. She became the head of OUP Pakistan in 1988, thereby becoming the first woman to ever head a multinational company in Pakistan. In 2005, she became the first Pakistani woman to be awarded the Order of the British Empire for her services to women's rights, education, and intellectual property rights in Pakistan, and to Anglo-Pakistan relations.

She is also the founder of the Karachi Literature Festival. In February 2013, Saiyid was conferred the prestigious French award "Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters" for her work in promoting literary culture. In 2009, she became a member of FIA's Advisory Committee on IPR Enforcement. In April 2010, she became the first woman elected to be president of the 150-year-old Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI). She had earlier served as its Vice President in 2009-2010 which was also a first by a woman

Ameena Saiyid OBE



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