Pakistani-origin Water Analyst, Laila Kasuri, has made it to Forbes ’30 Under 30′ list in Science and Healthcare category.
The 29-year-old is presently associated with Global Green Investment Policy Solutions Division. She has been part of the research teams of leading global organizations such, i.e., World Bank, the US Army Corps of Engineers, and the UC Davis Centre Watershed Sciences on climate-smart irrigation and floods.
Forbes profile for Laila Kasuri says experts like Laila are important for the sustainability of the developing world.
“As climate change takes its toll on the developing world, water specialists like Laila Kasuri are becoming increasingly important in taking a preventative approach to sustainability,” it read.
For all those Laila is a new face for, she is a Harvard graduate in Hydrology and Geomechanics. Moreover, She has also served as a Volunteer Educator for the Marian Koshland Museum of Science, US and as a Lab Assistant at Harvard Laboratory for Particle Physics and Cosmology.
Her achievement is being seen as a proud moment for the female community of the country and worldwide. Here’s how Twitter reacted to her accomplishment:
This is a very proud moment for Pakistani women nationally & globally. @lailakasuri once again nailed it, & breaking the glass ceilings. #ForbesUnder30 💯👏🏻https://t.co/S278UidXLo @Forbes @ForbesWomen
Cc: @HNadim87 @sabizak @mehreenzahra @hyzaidi @Razarumi @rafay_alam
— Mariam Saeed Khan (@mariamsaeedkhan) April 3, 2019
Many Congratulations! @lailakasuri for being recognized in #ForbesUnder30 A teacher and a mentor who pushed me to explore a interdisciplinary approach towards climate change and international law. Thoroughly well deserved!https://t.co/00TMLnzteK
— Omer Akif (@Omerakif93) April 3, 2019
— Waqqas Mir (@wordoflaw) April 3, 2019