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Fakiha Ali

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Fakiha has three years of experience in the nonprofit sector, and she is M.phil research scholar with specialization in Human Resource Management from Kinnaird College for Women in Pakistan. As a Business Graduate, Fakiha has worked with various nonprofit organizations in several capacities to address the social issues pertaining to education and gender rights. She currently works as HR Executive with an Information Technology startup to highlights the importance of human resources in the organizations using technology and human creativity to counter the social challenges. She aims to amplify the voices of underrepresented and marginalized communities of Pakistan using a variety of mediums including public awareness campaigns and research. Her current focus is utilizing the potential of transgender community in development of human resources through research and vocational trainings. On the other hand, being an Emerging Leader of Pakistan fellow with Atlantic council of U.S., She is on the verge of collaborating with different community based organizations working for the empowerment of third gender and marginalized people. Fakiha has also represented Pakistan in south Asian youth conference, held in Sri Lanka in 2015. While seeing her passion and dedication for removing the stigma against third gender, Fakiha has been selected as a highly commended runner up for Queen’s Young Leader Award, the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, in partnership with comic relief and the Royal Common Wealth society. She is currently attending an online course on “leading change” from University of Cambridge which has been specifically designed for the award winners and runner-ups. Through these experiences, she has developed strong project and human resource management skills. Fakiha is an emerging social activist who believes that empowering and informing communities will make world a better place to live for all.

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