KARACHI: An emerging young talent that made Pakistan proud is Syed Faizan Hussain who has been picked as winner of Queen’s Young Leader Award 2017 for his entrepreneurial healthcare services.
According to his profile available with the Queen’s Leadership Award website, Hussain, in his stint with Saylani Welfare Trust, mentored over 200 students from underprivileged backgrounds.
Using his knowledge in technology to create solutions for the common benefit of community, Hussain developed a number of startups, including Edu-Aid, an app that translates sign language into spoken language and OneHealth, a disease surveillance and tracking system which notifies health institutions about epidemic outbreaks.
The young entrepreneur is currently busy with developing Venture Dart, envisioned as a technology consultant and outsourcing company to promote small businesses and provide guidance to the new entrepreneurs.
It should be mentioned here that Queen’s Young Leaders is an annual award that look for people between the ages of 18-29 from the Commonwealth of Nations and acknowledge their leadership potential.
It is pertinent to note here that Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust established the program in partnership with Comic Relief and the Royal Commonwealth Society in 2014. –SAMAA