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Dawar Shah Akhtar

Dawar Shah Akhtar

Biography

Dawar Shah Akhtar has a keen interest in leveraging successful business models for sustainability in philanthropic and educational projects.  His skills and knowledge were instrumental in planning and designing The Aman Foundation’s long-term business strategy for a vocational education project – AMANTECH – where he measured human capital development and improvement in quality of life; developed a sustainable operational model for long-term growth and social impact; and galvanized institutional and social support for the project. He is a finance graduate from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Karachi and volunteers his time and expertise with various projects, notably IBA’s National Talent Hunt Program and the Sindh Foundation Program, where he helps improve accessibility to quality education for underprivileged students from remote regions of Pakistan.  He believes that equal access to education can lead to economic empowerment for both the individual and the nation. Dawar has been affiliated with the Public Sector MBA program at IBA, which focuses on improved services through knowledge and skills relevant to non-governmental organizations and the public sector in Pakistan.

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