Overwhelmingly Successful Professional Women in Pest Management Interest Meeting Held in Pakistan

A strong start to the newest Professional Women in Pest Management local network

Fairfax, VA – On November 27, a group of multi-dimensional women who work for, and alongside, pest management companies in Pakistan convened for the first official interest meeting of the Pakistan Professional Women in Pest Management (PPWIPM). The meeting was an astounding success having 42 attendees, it marked the strongest start of any local PWIPM network to date.

“We would like to thank all the research students, academia and professionals from the food manufacturing, retail and pest management industries who made this event so inspirational and successful,” said Ayesha Azam of Urban Pest Management Pakistan. “We also express gratitude to our special guests of honor from Lahore College for Women University, McDonald’s Pakistan, BASF, METRO Cash & Carry Pakistan, Punjab Food Authority, KFC Pakistan and our PMP family in Pakistan for your support, encouragement and participation; especially Urban Pest Management Pakistan who provided us a platform and supported us to set this incredible and resourceful meeting.”

The agenda for this initial meeting consisted of presentations and a panel discussion focusing on the importance of empowering and training women in the pest management industry.

“I am very proud of this group of amazing women and congratulate them for the high participation at this meeting in Pakistan,” said CEO of NPMA, Dominique Stumpf. “We look forward to collaborating with this new PWIPM network on their initiatives and for the betterment of the pest management industry.”

To learn more about the PPWIPM, please visit their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/PPWIPM.

About the National Pest Management Association: The National Pest Management Association (NPMA), a non-profit organization with more than 5,500 members from around the world, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry’s commitment to the protection of public health, food and property. This commitment is reflected both in the continuing education of pest management professionals and the dissemination of timely information to homeowners and businesses. Learn more at www.npmapestworld.org.

About Professional Women in Pest Management: The Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) is an affiliate group of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) whose mission is to attract, develop and support women in the pest management industry through educational programs, resources and peer networking. Learn more at www.pwipm.org.