Pakistan Female Economists List who made their mark!

Pakistan Female Economists who can play a vital role in new Council who’s the main purpose is to overlook the Economic crisis of Pakistan. In places like Pakistan, this isn’t a very shocking news for many unfortunately because most of us being women have faced it or know someone who has.

The hope of ‘Naya Pakistan’ was given to isn’t by the chairman of Tehreek-e-Insaaf and with that we thought there will be things getting better for Pakistan especially women. An economic council is formed to overlook the economic crisis Pakistan is facing, however, all 18 members of the council are men!

We present you 5 Pakistan Female Economists

1) Hadia Majid:

She is an assistant professor of economics at Lahore University of Management Sciences. She holds a PhD in Development Economics from The Ohio State University, an MA economics from Ohio State University, MSc economics from the University of Warwick and a BSc Economics from LUMS. She continues to work on papers including human development and current economic situations of Pakistan.

Hadia Majid

2) Shamshad Akhtar:

She graduated from the University of Punjab, did her MA in economics from Quaid-E-Azam university and moved to the UK as a Commonwealth scholarship to study development economics at the University of Sussex. She received another MA and moved to the University of West Scotland, then the University of Paisley where she got her PhD. She then went to Harvard as a postdoctoral researcher under the Fulbright program.

Shamshad Akhtar

3) Roshaneh Zafar:

Roshaneh Zafar is an angel to many as she is managing director of ‘Kashf foundation’. Which aims to help women working in villages better their economy. She got her education from Yale University, Wharton School of Business and the University of Pennsylvania. She worked with the World Bank but left her job to create Kashf foundation which since has been helping ones in need to stable their economic structure.

Roshaneh Zafar

4) Fawzia Naqvi:

one of the Pakistan Female Economists name we can’t miss from this list is Fawzia Naqvi who is the co-founder and board member of IDEAS. Her responsibilities include structuring and implementing investment strategies. She has worked for Women’s world banking, CitiBank NewYork and has also worked for Soros Economic Development Fund. She got her bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts. Masters Degree from the School of International and Public Affairs Columbia University.

Fawzia Naqvi

5) Maheen Rahman:

She is currently the CEO of Alfalah GHP (5 years), also CEO of IGI funds (from 9 years), Head of research at BMA Capital management limited, Associate at ABN Amro Bank (Singapore) and Financial Analyst at Merrill Lynch (Singapore). She got her Masters degree(economics and finance) from the University of Warwick (business school).

Maheen Rahman