Launch and Grow Your Freelance Career in 12 Weeks

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CaterpillHERs career accelerator program is the sign you have been waiting for in your freelancing journey. A 12-weeks remote, flexible, and interactive learning program with a small cohort of inspiring women like you who want to build and scale their freelance career to new heights. The accelerator program offers vetted curriculum, one-on-one career coaching, and access to an inspiring community of women founders, experts and professionals.

Cohort VI begins August 2023!

Caterpillhers career accelerator
USD 150
PKR 19,999/- for participants based in Pakistan

20+ hours of Video Content
6 Modules and 40+ Lessons
12 weeks of Blended Learning
20+ Action-packed Coursework, Deliverables and Quizzes
6 Peer-to-peer Live Networking Sessions
1:1 or Group Coaching
Blockchain Secured Certificates
Masterclasses from Experts
Workshops, Webinars and much more...



Co-Founder CaterpillHERs, Product Leader & Award-winning Community Lead

Faiza Yousuf is a software engineer with 13 years of experience building products and teams. She is a serial founder focusing on women’s financial inclusion initiatives and improving gender parity in tech. 

Faiza is a multi-award-winning community leader. She founded WomenInTechPK and cofounded CodeGirls and CaterpillHERs.

Faiza is an Expert-Vetted freelancer on Upwork and was featured in many of their campaigns. She is a well-known international speaker, loves to read, and enjoys writing about tools and practices.


CEO & Founder CaterpillHERs, 

Sales Copywriter and Consultant

Hira Saeed is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at CaterpillHERs. She also works as a Freelance consultant and copywriter for clients worldwide and has been featured on multiple tech blogs and publications. Being a community builder in Pakistan’s tech and start-up ecosystem, she leads Pakistan’s leading tech community, Tech Geeks which has over 14k members. 

Over the course of five years, Hira has mentored dozens of start-ups all over Pakistan to build their content, marketing, and branding strategy. She is currently an active mentor at Founder Institute and National Incubation Center. She also creates content on her social media sharing tips about content, social media tips, and copywriting.

If you enroll today, you get:

* Access to CaterpillHERs Academy where you can network with hundreds of women founders, mentors and coaches from all over the world (Original cost is PKR 5000/month or $28/month)

* Access to 20+ hours of video content, 6 Modules consist of 40+ lessons on freelancing (Original cost is PKR 20,000 or $120)

* Tangible copies of worksheets, deliverables, and guides to help you implement everything you learn from this cohort (Original cost is PKR 5,000 or $28)

* 6 weekly huddles with your peers and 6 Group coaching calls with Faiza Yousuf and Hira Saeed (Original cost is over PKR 50,000 or $280 )

* Expedited support through CaterpillHERs academy (Original cost is PKR 2000 or $12 )

* Bonus Modules: 6 Masterclasses from external speakers and guests (Original cost is PKR 12,000 or $67 )

Total Value of this Bundle is over PKR 104,000/- or $600/-
Fee of this Program: PKR 19,999/- or $150/- only. If you apply with your buddy to avail our buddy discount and only pay PKR 30,000/- or $250 together.

This subsidized cost was made possible by our partners and sponsors. A huge thank you to them

Program Overview

CaterpillHERs Career Accelerator programs are where you meet powerful and inspiring women from all over the world coming together to up-skill and accelerate their careers. Our Freelance track is an ideal program for women who want to build and scale their freelance career with the support of our ever-growing community and action-oriented curriculum designed by top freelancers and industry’s experts. If you want to start making a fortune with your freelance career, scale it to a proper business, or find lifelong girl BFFs who are doing the same, this is the place for you.

What’s included?

100% Remote and Action-packed Learning Experience

12-Weeks of remote and self-paced learning with 6 modules, 20 video lessons, 12 Deliverables, 6 bi-weekly huddles, and multiple peer-to-peer networking opportunities.

1:1 and group Coaching Support
Receive an insider’s look and mentorship from the coaches and experts who have at least a decade of experience in the freelance industry through 1:1 or group high-touch coaching sessions.
Graduation Ceremony and blockchain-secured Certificates
Wear your fluency in the field like a medal. All participants will be awarded blockchain-based certificates to add as a credential on their LinkedIn or other freelancing platforms.
Access to a Powerful Closed-knitted community of women
Continue the journey of scaling your freelance business alongside inspirational women (and potential collaborators) from within the community. CaterpillHERs community is our biggest asset — women entrepreneurs, professionals and industry leaders, all at one place.


Written, recorded and vetted by our global network of coaches, our curriculum is primed to upskill your freelance career. It is not JUST focused on how to get clients, it teaches you how to work cross-functionally with clients, stakeholders, and employees as you scale your business and also sheds light on how to take care of yourself in the process.

Module 1: Self Awareness and Niche Selection

Module 2: Business, Ethics, Goals and Processes

Module 3: Building your Portfolio, Profile, and Personal Branding

Module 4: Sell your skills through Upwork, Fiverr and Social Media Content Creation

Module 5: Scaling your Freelance Career to an Agency Business x Multiply 

Module 6: Mental Wellness, Happiness and Work/Life Balance

Bonus module includes multiple masterclasses, workshops and webinars..


Key Features

Community and Accountability

Finishing a recorded course is hard and having access to an accountability partner and a whole community is important to keep you going. We keep participants engaged through weekly activities and assign them accountability partners to keep track of their progress.


This fast-paced 12 weeks cohort is designed to give you the best of both worlds by providing you online learning with the support of our incredible facilitators. These industry veterans bring in-depth experience from the field to the zoom calls every other week, providing invaluable insights into scaling your freelance career.

1:1 and Group Coaching

CaterpillHERs coaches work with you to set the tone of your freelance career and give you the direction to take the next steps as you try to scale it. Together, they set goals, hold you accountable and also keep you motivated throughout the program.

Course Fee and Date

Tuition & Financing

The Tuition fee for the course is PKR 19999/- only or $150/- (if you are based outside Pakistan) - Avail our buddy discount and apply with your friend and only pay PKR 30,000 or $250.

Course Dates

The sixth cohort begins August 2023!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Because we don’t follow a one size fits all approach like courses. This program takes you from A-Z in a blended learning style. We only want to work with women who are serious about accelerating their career in freelancing. 

No. This program is a good fit for women who want to ‘scale’ their freelancing careers. You must have existing knowledge about what freelancing is. 

Yes, you must be aware of the basics of freelancing and have at least a couple of hard skills The program doesn’t dive deep into the basics and is targeted to growth and scaling strategies.

On average, a participant will spend 5-7 hours/week to meet the requirements of the course

Once the team reviews your application, we will get in touch for the short interview which is Stage 2 of the application process.

The course fee is USD 150 if you are based outside Pakistan.

We accept bank transfer, from all banks in Pakistan. For participants outside Pakistan, Wire transfer and Paypal is available.

No one fails the course but to be eligible for a certificate of completion, all your deliverables must be submitted and approved by the facilitators.

Yes, and not just ordinary certificates. We release smart certificates issued on the credential cloud secured by hedera’s hashgraph decentralization technology, that bulletproofs your certificates and greatly increases the reputation of your achievement.

Absolutely! After graduating from the program, you will forever be in our hearts and our alum community!

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