The LUMS Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) Luminites Association organised a welcome dinner for the new elected Board of Directors and Council Members on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at the Executive Dining Hall at LUMS.
The event was attended by the outgoing board members and the new elected board providing an opportunity to both connect and celebrate the achievements of the outgoing board members. The event was also attended by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. S. Sohail H. Naqvi, Dean of SDSB, Dr. Jawad Syed, the Election Committee, and members of the Office of SDSB External Relations and the Office of Alumni Relations.
The evening began with Dr. Naqvi thanking the SDSB Luminites Association for their tremendous work towards helping build connectivity and communication with the SDSB alumni through their activities. He also talked about the alumni being an integral part of LUMS and its future. Fatima Asad-Said, former President of SDSB Luminites Association, spoke about various activities including developing the concept paper for the Association, conducting mentorship and think tank brainstorming sessions, delivering branding-related activities and app developments, designing CSR initiative organisations, holding sponsorship drives, hosting the annual alumni reunion and LUMS meet-ups, and Leaders at LUMS sessions. She also addressed the finalized, well-articulated, and clearer MOA and set of rules for the Association with the purpose of continuity and institutionalisation as one of the top priorities. Dr. Jawad Syed congratulated the outgoing board for their hard work and welcomed the new board. He emphasised on working together as a team to take the University to newer heights.
The Board had a great time socializing with each other over a lovely dinner. The evening came to an end with the new board looking to take charge of the Association and their new roles. The new Board of Directors and Council Members also made plans to hold meetings to develop the plans for their tenure.