The inaugural event of Tolerance Women Cricket League (TWCL) was conducted successfully in Karachi on 4th September. The initiative started by Carnelian Private Limited aims to empower women in the field of cricket by drawing young female players from the university level.
The students from institutes like the University of Karachi, Institute of Business Administration, Sir Syed Institute of Engineering and Technology, and Usman Institute of Technology will have a chance to come together in a celebration of sports, togetherhood, and tolerance.
TWCL will instill soft skills, as well as basic cricketing skills to develop the young athlete which will in return become the catalysts of change. The host of the day, Ayesha Usman emphasized on how TWCL will inculcate tolerance in a diverse society. She also discussed the trials, boot camps, and matches which will be conducted under this initiative.
Javeria Khan, Pakistan’s National Women Cricket player was also present as the Guest of Honor. She expressed her views on the campaign’s endeavor to build a more inclusive, peaceful, and harmonious society. Talking about her journey and adversities she faced in the beginning, Javeria highlighted the crux of these platforms which not only turn you into a respectable citizen but also make you celebrate the differences.
Zain Baloch-Head of Department at Carnelian moderated a panel discussion after giving an overview of the ongoing development projects at the Carnelian. The discussion revolved around the importance of female athletes and how that will help to empower talented women from different universities in the field of sports.
TWCL opening ceremony was attended by some prominent personalities
Hassan Khan, Pakistan’s Under 19 player, who is also the “Youth Ambassador” of TWCL was also present at the ceremony. The young star emphasized the importance of such platforms and how they help young athletes to gain experience and develop new skills.
The narrative of “Aik Maidan, Pur Aman Pakistan” echoed throughout the ceremony. This vision is a great step towards creating opportunities for female athletes and simultaneously create a more tolerable society.