Episode 84: Leveling the Playing Field with Sannan Khan

Personal Growth with Michael and Carolyn

At Loveworks, we believe that one of the ways that you can become one of the best versions of yourself is to focus on personal growth. We love curating things like books, music, organizations, blogs or resources that have encouraged your personal growth. 

Today, we are going to share resource that we’re grateful for and we keep going back to…

Pep Talk from Kid President to You. We all need a little encouragement every now and then. Kid President, knowing this, has put together a video you can play each morning as you wake up or to share with your friend who needs a kick in the right direction. Take a moment and spread some encouragement. “It’s everybody’s duty to give the world a reason to dance.”

Habitudes by Tim Elmore combines images, relatable stories, and experiences into leadership development curriculum and lesson plans that resonate with today’s young adults, equipping them to navigate through life’s challenges and opportunities.

Sannan Khan: Founder/CEO of Foster Learning Pakistan

Mr. Sannan Khan is a certified associate chartered accountant by education and training, and an entrepreneur by heart. He has worked as a financial analyst and in strategic roles for six years with various multinational and leading national consultancy companies. He wanted to give back to society, so he left his corporate career and started Pakistan’s first self-sustainable social startup, Foster Learning Pakistan. Foster Flagship Training is 2-month practical leadership and entrepreneurship program to socially and economically empower low income youth of Pakistan. It started from one of the very remote cities of Southern Punjab, Layyah with one group and now has completed  40 groups in over 30 cities in Pakistan, impacting over 60,000 fellows, trained by a dedicated team of 58 young enthusiasts.

Sannan’s Advice – be notorious

Be more notorious, be well known for creating a fuss, ask more questions!

You can find Sannan and Foster Learning Pakistan online and on facebook.

Key Takeaways

  • Switching careers from corporate to non-profit
  • Recognizing privilege and helping those less fortunate
  • Perseverance and collaboration
  • Expect many no’s, you only need one yes to get started

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