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The Lincoln Corner Islamabad in collaboration with Centre for Policy Studies (CPS), COMSATS University Islamabad, held a 2- hour workshop on "Stroytelling for a Better World: Alternate Futures and Policy Change" on 6th June 2018, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm., at the National library of Pakistan, Islamabad. Mr. Ali Owais Sethi, Coordinator, Lincoln Corner Islamabd, gave a brief introduction to the topic and to storytelling. Mr. Umer Sheraz, Senior Reserch Officer, CPS conducted the worskshop session on the emergence of alternative, progressive and socially inclusive futures, though storytelling.
This interactive session included some hands-on story writing by the particiapants. The workshop session was followed by a presentation by Dr. Imran Syed, Head, CPS, on "Storytelling Inspiring Policy Change". In his presentation Dr. Syed looked at a historic instance from the USA where storytelling contributed to policy change. The participants of the workshop were diverse and included students and professionals.