The 2009-10 Global Lecture Series continues Monday, March 22, with a presentation by Altaf Saleem, former Pakistan federal minister for privatization. His presentation, "Privatization in a Developing Country: The Case of Pakistan," begins at 6 p.m. in room 1120 of Schneider Hall, home to WMU's Haworth College of Business. The event is free and open to the public.
Saleem has a distinguished history of promoting education in Pakistan. He is a founder of the National Management Foundation, which runs Lahore University of Management Sciences. He also founded a trust to run a teachers training institute and operates free medical services for the less privileged. He has served as chair of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society.
Saleem has been the president of the World Wide Fund for Nature – Pakistan and served on the board of trustees of WWF International.
Saleem is a graduate of the University of Karachi and attended advanced management programs at Harvard Business School and IMD Switzerland.
The Global Lecture Series is sponsored by a U.S. Department of Education B.I.E (Project EDGE) grant, the Global Business Center and the Global Business Students Association.