Aisha Sarwari
Aisha Sarwari has a 12-year experience ranging from the private to government sectors in the US and Pakistan. Out of these years, about 5 have been in the development sector in Pakistan focusing on grassroots empowerment. Her work has taken her across Pakistan’s rural and urban cities putting in place structures for better governance and growth.
In addition to having a Communications forte, Aisha has an understanding about focused inclusion of women in development and private sector. She has worked as a Communications official for the International Federation for Business and Professional Women (BPW). While on this engagement, she developed a deep understanding of the principles of women’s empowerment globally.
Aisha writes on women’s challenges for the past 10 years in her columns in Dawn, Daily Times and Express Tribune. Her opinions have also featured internationally in the Guardian, BBC and on National Public Radio. She has written a book called Navigating Pakistani Feminism – Fight by Fight.
She had a degree in Media (Radio, TV and Film) with a minor in Business Administration from San Jose State University, California, USA. She was a Dean’s scholar.
Here are some links to Aisha Sarwari’s writing: