When it comes to technology, there has always been a stereotype that women and tech don’t go together. Well, Dr. Habiba is one of the many examples that debunk and put people who have such thoughts in place.
Growing up, Habiba was always told that one day she would be a wonder kid in the field of medicine, however, her passion for engineering, math, and tech ensured she had other plans.
It didn’t take her long to leave Pakistan and travel the world to develop skills and experience by living and working in 3 different continents over a span of 2 decades.
Not only did she receive a scholarship in the US, but she also completed a 7-year computer science PhD and become one of the most accomplished tech experts on the planet!
Working for Microsoft and several other global tech firms, achieving success as a female in the male-dominated engineering sector, and playing a key role in the growth of an app that’s spreading across the world is an unlikely story for any girl, never mind one who grew up in Pakistan.