Ms. Farida Rashid

Ms. Farida Rashid

Ms. Farida Rashid

Former President of Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry | CEO & Proprietor of Makrison Pharmaceutical

Ms. Farida Rashid has more than 18 years of business experience emphasizing the importation and distribution of pharmaceutical products, development of travel & tourism, sales, marketing, and business development.

She has a highly customer-centric approach to business and is very skillful at building new businesses, cultivating customers and developing further business relationships. She is considered a self-confident, well organized and motivated businesswoman. She brings creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit to all her business ventures.

She is the current CEO and Proprietor of Makrison Pharmaceutical (Rawalpindi), Midway CNG (Rawalpindi), and RBS Travel & Tours Pvt. Ltd. (Rawalpindi) and of Shoukat Khannum Memorial Trust Franchise

She is Lifetime member of CACCI, member of SAARC and Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Islamabad). She was the former President of the Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Islamabad. She is currently Inner wheel at the Rotary Club (Islamabad) and member of the Islamabad Club.

She has an extensive participation in international conferences and seminars such as in the CACCI Planning Meeting for the 30th Conference (Paris 2017), America’s Small Business Summit USA – US Chamber of Commerce (2016), Women of Strength Award (Awarded by IWCCI Islamabad 2015), Australian Business Congress (CIPE) (Sydney 2013), Democracy That Delivers For Entrepreneur (CIPE) (Chicago 2013), CACCI Presidential Visit (Tokyo 2013), Workshop on Developing a Network of South Asian Women’s Business Association (Dhaka 2013), Regional SAARC Conference (Sri Lanka 2013), SAARC Regional Networking Meeting (Kathmandu 2013), Symposium on Business Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs IWCCI-US Embassy (Islamabad 2013), D-8 Business Forum (Islamabad 2012), Global Entrepreneurship Week Pakistan KAUFFMAN (2012), and Workshop on Capacity Building for SME’s (CIPE) (Pakistan 2009) among others.

She graduated with a MSc. in Chemistry from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.

She lives in Rawalpindi and can be contacted at