Television celebrity Sundas Khan is a finalist in the Professional Achievement Award category.
Sundas is a human rights lawyer, a lecturer on the University of London Laws programme, an actress and a television presenter for a morning show on the largest privately owned terrestrial network of Pakistan.
Sundas hails from Waziristan in northern Pakistan. Her journey from a remote village to becoming one of the most famous people in Pakistani media is a source of inspiration for many girls hoping to flourish in Pakistan despite the challenges they face.
Zunehra Taj, also born and raised in Pakistan, became the first female lawyer in her family after she gained her Bachelor of Laws from the University of London in 2010.
After graduating, she joined Roots College International to teach Contract and Land Law to University of London students in Pakistan.