Mobilink Bank Takes a Bold Step with ‘MobilinkHER’: A Program Redefining D&I


Mobilink Bank, a part of the global digital operator VEON group, has taken a significant step towards fostering gender equality and promoting workplace diversity with the launch of its groundbreaking initiative, MobilinkHER – the bank’s inaugural Women Returnship Program.

This inclusive effort is designed to champion Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) by providing a seamless pathway for women who have taken career hiatuses of six months or more to reintegrate into the workforce effectively.

The program reaffirms Mobilink Bank’s solid commitment to promoting equal opportunities for all and underscores its belief in the transformative power of diversity to fuel innovation and drive growth in the workplace.

As part of the VEON group, a global digital operator operating in seven countries, Mobilink Bank aligns itself with VEON’s digital operator strategy, which aims to enhance digital inclusion and stimulate economic growth in regions encompassing over 8% of the world’s population.

MobilinkHER is not merely a commitment; it’s a resounding call to action. The program offers comprehensive support and resources to women returning to work. This includes dedicated mentorship sessions, targeted training, and the establishment of a supportive network, all aimed at ensuring a smooth reintegration into the professional world.

Ghazanfar Azzam, President and CEO of Mobilink Bank, emphasized the core role of diversity in the bank’s business philosophy. He stated, “With the launch of MobilinkHER, our first Women Returnship Program, we’re not just breaking barriers but forging new pathways for women empowerment. The Bank is committed to fostering an environment where every woman thrives through personalized mentorship, upskilling opportunities, and a supportive network.


At Mobilink Bank, we champion equality and drive progress, empowering women to rise, lead, and shape the future.”

Haaris Mahmood Chaudhary, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Mobilink Bank, boomed this sentiment, highlighting the bank’s dedication to creating an empowering ecosystem through MobilinkHER. He stressed that the program is not just a return to the workforce but an extraordinary launchpad for women’s success, enabling them to realize their professional aspirations with unwavering confidence.


Aleena Tanvir, Chief People Officer (CPO) of Mobilink Bank, emphasized the organization’s commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunities.


Mobilink Bank remains steadfast in its commitment to empowering women borrowers and employees alike. With a focus on innovation and forward-thinking initiatives, the bank continues to build an equitable future. Mobilink Bank is dedicated to setting new industry benchmarks and creating opportunities that genuinely make a difference.


Ammara Ahmed

Ammara Ahmed

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