Mobilink Organizes First Ever Female Bloggers Meet-up

A new chapter began in the history of blogging fraternity of Pakistan when Mobilink organized the first ever female bloggers meet-up in Lahore today.

The ‘females only’ meet up was organized to exclusively introduce the stylish feministic Motorola flip-out mobile phone launched by Mobilink earlier this month as well as to celebrate the upcoming International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2011.

Over 40 social media active ladies and female bloggers attended the meet-up at Café Rock. The audience was a mix of experienced, newbies and well as aspiring young female bloggers.

The meet-up began with a warm-up introductory session with attending bloggers followed by an online contest to win the new Motorola Flip-out phone.

A lot of different issues were brought up and discussed at the meet-up regarding female bloggers such as why Pakistani women don’t blog as much as their counterparts and what kind of apprehensions women usually face while blogging and maintaining active presence on social media platforms.

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Many female bloggers also shared their blogging experience and helped out aspiring bloggers with their queries regarding blogging and remaining active on social media platforms.

A budding blogger, Amna Tariq was presented the Motorola Flip-out phone after she won the online contest at the event. At the conclusion of the meet-up, bloggers were informed about another chance to win the second Motorola Flip-out phone on the International Women’s Day (IWD).

In order to take part in the Mobilink IWD Blogging Contest, female bloggers have to submit their blog posts to Mobilink latest by March 5th. The best blog post winner will be awarded the second Motorola Flip-out phone on the upcoming International Women’s Day (March 8th).

This was the first time a telecom company took an initiative to support women bloggers in the country by exclusively arranging an event for them and promoted active presence of Pakistani women in online media for expression of thought and opinion.


  • this is nice….but i am waiting for the day when male bloggers will be called by mobilink. i am to discuss a lot on this issue. some specific topics are here….http://paklifecycle.blogspot.com/2011/02/what-pakistani-bloggers-are-missing-to.html

  • This is sooo wrong. If major corporations in the country start to promote sexism then I guess its goodbye moderate Pakistan.

    • Anam

      That is hardly discrimination, in a domain dominated by men, its a really good thing that mobilink goes forth and organizes an event to bring the trend amongst the female lot too…

    • Shahid Saleem

      Have you been to any of their normal events? How many female visitors do you see? The last one ( Samsung Tab launch) I don’t remember seeing more than a few women, and over 60 people were there in all.

  • Fakhre alam

    No that was kind of encouragnment.

  • Pure Sexism!

  • unam

    my interest for blogging was kind of shattered until i attended this event. i think blogging is one of those avenues where women can actually be of great contribution, keeping our societal pressures in mind. i hope to see such events coming up in the future. thank you mobilink and wish you all the best for revolutionizing the blogging industry!!

  • SEO Pakistan

    Good to see! an event for Pakistani Female Bloggers! But where do they blog???? thats my question because these types of event unable to endorse any particular blog list of attendants!! pls some one clear this

  • I believe they blog for online earning

  • Is there anyone out there who is trying to blog out WikiLeaks’ Cables in Urdu? Arabs have done it http://wikileaks-a.blogspot.com Google’s Urdu translation is not that helpful. Would love to see Urdu version of WikiLeaks.

  • Raheel

    Excellent initiative :). I strongly believe that females who are not allowed to do jobs, can contribute alot through blogging and bringing up quality information from all walks of life…

  • shehzaib khan

    Excellent initiative :). I strongly believe that females who are not allowed to do jobs, can contribute alot through blogging and bringing up quality information from all walks of life…

  • shehzaib khan

    Good to see! an event for Pakistani Female Bloggers! But where do they blog???? thats my question because these types of event unable to endorse any particular blog list of attendants!! pls some one clear this

  • shehzaib khan

    this is nice….but i am waiting for the day when male bloggers will be called by mobilink. i am to discuss a lot on this issue. some specific topics are here….http://paklifecycle.blogspot.com/2011/02/what-pakistani-bloggers-are-missing-to.html

  • Aleena

    WoW!
    I did not know that there are so many female bloggers out there..

    Great initiative by Mobilink to do something for just females.

    Congrats Amna Tariq!

  • Hello,

    Few days back i received a invitation of Pakistan Top websites.

    But i’m not sick mind (as many woman think after read my comment) first support the majority of Internet Blogger which is Male blogger.
    I think Blogging in pakistan isn’t good
    who read your blog everyone enjoy Facebook
    i send a article to Ammir bhai about Facebook and Blogs don’t know why it’s not publish yet even AAmir bhai likes it :D

  • Junaid

    i m just wondering that if these girls re not the staff members of mobilink… if they do blog, then atleast they should try to promote their work also, which in this case if absolutely at ZERO level. Hence, for me its just cheap publicity tactics and nothing more.Remember one thing…
    Action Speaks louder then Words
    jazz is doing action on their behalf, but action on other side is no where to be seen.

  • Very good effort Mobilink, keep arranging similar kind of events as we female do need events like these.