PSL #Hamarayheroes is an initiative launched by PCB to commemorate the unsung heroes of Pakistan.
From the tech business, first-person was Shahmeer Aamir, an moral hacker adopted up by Arsalan Ash, an e-sport champion and the newest award (in yesterday’s match between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators) went to a freelancing icon Hisham Sarwar.
Different featured heroes embody Marvia Malik (Pakistan’s first transgender information anchor), Saad Ali (system automotive racer who represented Pakistan at numerous worldwide occasions), Naseem Hameed (the quickest girl in South Asia), Samar Khan (first girl on the earth to experience a motorbike on the four,500 meters Biafo Glacier within the Karakoram Mountains of Gilgit Baltistan) amongst others.
Hisham and His Work for Freelancing Neighborhood in Pakistan
Hisham began working freelance within the late ’90s after he was fired from his full-time job and struggling to discover a new job.
After providing graphic design providers however assembly blended success on numerous platforms like Elance, he lastly struck gold with Guru.com, which was referred to as ITMoonLigher.com again then.
Not solely did he turn into a profitable freelancer in a short while but additionally made it to Guru’s residence web page’s testimonial area, the one Pakistani to ever make it there. He was additionally ranked because the primary freelancer for graphic design for two months, a feat that’s nonetheless unmatched in Pakistan.
In early 2000 in Pakistan, freelancing was in its toddler phases and Hisham Sarwar was an early adopter. From that point onwards, Hisham Sarwar has been self-employed for greater than 2 many years.
He was in a position to efficiently remodel his freelancing profession and set up a corporation to supply totally different providers.
As an try to pay again to the neighborhood, Hisham began educating freelancing on YouTube and Fb. He began delivering GoLive classes on each platforms to coach youth in regards to the significance of working on-line, going for self-empowerment and making good cash.
Being a vocal advocate for the freelancing business, he was chosen as a Freelance coach on Authorities’s program ‘DigiSkills‘. It’s a free program for the youth that goals to coach a million freelancers within the nation and has already educated over 700ok individuals within the span of simply over two years.
Speaking to ProPakistani, Hisham mentioned, “if younger individuals cannot discover a job, they need to studying new, rising and trending abilities and begin working as a freelancer. I imagine if a freelancer’s work plate grows, they must develop and this gives numerous alternatives for brand new job creation within the nation.”
Pakistan presently ranks 4th within the world freelance index. In response to a separate report by Payoneer, Pakistan has left behind India, Russian and Bangladesh to turn into of the highest freelancing international locations on the earth.