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Dr. Sadia Khalil, Pakistan.

Sadia Khalil is a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Karachi. She is also a Clinical Research Certified Professional from Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi. Serving as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Microbiology, Federal Urdu University for Art, Science and Technology (FUUAST). Her research work involves microbiological media studies, antibacterial activity & biofertilizers. She is also a member of the American Society of Microbiology (ASM).  

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Dr. Saima Khan, China

Dr. Saima khan completed her Master in Physiology from Karachi University, Karachi-Pakistan, followed by Ph.D. in Pathophysiology from Chongqing Medical University-Chongqing-China. Her research focused on the Osteocytic Wnt that protects from unloading-induced bone loss via increased trabecularization. Currently, she is working as a visiting faculty in different universities. Her area of interest involves cellular and molecular mechanisms of various diseases. 

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Dr. Shelina Bhamani, Pakistan.

Dr. Shelina Bhamani has completed Ph.D. research on Early Childhood Development Programme Monitoring from the Institute of Business Management, Karachi, Pakistan. She worked as Regional Assessment Manager at USAID and is serving as Assistant Professor at Aga Khan University Hospital, Pakistan.  She is specialized in Monitoring, Evaluation and Research, Social Advocacy & Early Childhood Development.

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Dr. Nighat Shah, Pakistan.

Dr. Nighat Shah MBBS, MCPS, FCPS, FRCOG, MHPE. She is an Assistant Professor at the APPNA Institute of Public health (AIPH), at Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU). Also, serving as a Consultant Gynecologist at Agha Khan University Hospital. She has been involved in training health care providers for emergency obstetrical care, SDGs, a project of SOGP on Unsafe Miscarriage (Every Women Counts) and Vesico Vaginal Fistula project of PNFWH with UNFPA and relief work during earthquake, flood and rehabilitation of IDPs. Dr. Shah also completed an Advanced course in Reproductive and Sexual Health from Uppsala University, Sweden. Her current research work includes Violence against midlevel health care workers, HRT for menopausal women & Assisted Reproductive Techniques; ethical and moral concerns in physicians of Pakistan.

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Sheema Karmani, Pakistan.

Sheema Kermani is a Pakistani social activist, and an exponent of Bharatanatyam dance. She is the founder of Tehrik-e-Niswan, that works to reduce domestic violence & promotes peacebuilding. Sheema is an Independent Arts Professional and performs to promote peace. Her performance at the Sehwan Sharif after the barbaric suicide attack and at the Faiz Aman Mela, Lahore were everlasting tributes. She is an active member for the Women’s Movement and the other peace movements in Pakistan and South Asia.

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Dr. Fatema Haque, Bangladesh.

Dr. Fatema Haque is an MBBS doctor from the University of Dhaka. She has worked as a lecturer at the Department of Biochemistry, MH Samorita Medical College. Currently teaching physiology at Dhaka National Medical College.  

Major Dr. Shahida Mirza, Pakistan.

Major Dr. Shahida Mirza completed M. Phil in Business Management from the Institute of Business Management, Karachi. she is Certified in Humanistic Integrative Counselling from Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB), UK. She is a Visiting Faculty at the Institute of Business Management MBA Executive, Health & Hospital Management Program and the Assistant Director Caravan of Life Pakistan Trust.  

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Anam A Siddique, California.

Anam A Siddique completed ​a Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cell Biology from San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA. she has worked as a Community Manager at Google and currently employed at Splunk as a Community Content Specialist. She has been involved in the independent research projects at Lab of Avian Parasitology, San Francisco State University. Her research work includes amplification (Gel Electrophoresis) of avian bird blood samples using PCR, Plasmodium Gallinaceum (malaria) sequence from chicken blood (galGal4), compared it to other genomes using NCBI BLAST, GenBank, and PlasmoDB database.

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Kaif Ghaznavi, Pakistan.

Kaif Ghaznavi is one of the finest actresses of Pakistan. She has completed BDA from the National College of Arts and Masters of Fine Arts from California College of Arts, United States. She is the Founder of Kaif Wala Foundation and Director, Bunvat Festival she is currently under training for classical singing and Odissi dance. She also enjoys a portfolio in theatre and television, which boasts about advocating empowering humanity and culture.

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Misbah Amin, Pakistan.

Misbah has completed a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from the Institute of Business Management IoBM, Karachi, Pakistan.  She is a Research Analyst at Cloud Innovators Solution. Her area of interest involves business plans, financial projections, and risk factors. 

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Dr. Saba Ahmed, Ireland.

Dr. Saba Ahmed completed her MCPS in Anesthesia from Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi. she has obtained training of Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association. Dr. Ahmed has a clinical experience of more than 6 years. She has worked as a Specialist Medical Officer at the Aga Khan University, Karachi and is currently serving at the Sligo University Hospital, Ireland. Her research work focuses on Hemodynamic Changes associated with BIPAP in cardiac patients, Sleep patterns in patients coming for thoracic surgery & tracheal stenosis.

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Sarah Zaman, Pakistan.

Ms. Sarah Zaman obtained an M.A. degree in Mass Communication from the University of Karachi. she is an Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of Social And Media Sciences, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology. Sarah Is Also A Social Consultant in a project commissioned by the National
Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination. Her research interest mainly focuses on sexual violence, governance, human right violation. she is also an active member of Women’s Action Forum (Karachi Chapter), Citizens for Democracy, People’s Resistance & Women’s Major Group (under UNDESA’s Major Groups and Other Stakeholders’ system).

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Dr. Sarwan Kumar, Pakistan.

Dr. Sarwan Kumar completed MSPH from APPNA Institute of Public Health, Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan. He is Project Coordinator; Sindh of the RIGHT START” project by Nutrition International (Micronutrient Initiative). He has also worked for Violence Against Women” with Tehrik-e-Niswan Pakistan National Forum on Women’s Health (PNFWH) Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (PILER).

Huzaifa Sarfaraz, Pakistan.

Huzaifa Sarfaraz is an aspiring sociologist currently working as a Specialist Humanities at the Aga Khan University Examination Board. She has completed MPhil and currently a Ph.D. scholar at the Department of Sociology, University of Karachi. She has previously worked as a lecturer at the Habib Girls' Higher Secondary School and has also worked as a research associate at the Advance Educational Institute and Research Centre. She has had several of her research papers/articles published in national and international peer-reviewed journals. Her research interest is mainly women-oriented, she has extensively worked on women labor, violence, marital rape & female economic participation.   

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Sarwat Omer Shafiq, United States of America.

Ms. Sarwat Omer Shafiq is a Health Advisor at US Health Group & Networking Leader of Business Networking International. She has completed her B.Sc. degree in Chemistry from the University of Karachi and now enrolled with Keiser University.