About AYESHA RAHMAN
Ayesha Rahman is managing Youth Engagement program at Global Health Directorate – Indus Health Network which focuses on empowering adolescents school girls ‘Kiran Sitaras’ to become social impact leaders and contribute to a positive change in their communities. She has been managing the initiation of Kiran Sitara approach and large scale expansion of the program in the urban cities in partnership with provincial governments and education departments. Previously, she was the country focal person of International Alliance of Yes I do on Child Marriages where she developed the alliance strategy adolescent girls focused ‘Kiran Model’ of community mobilization on bringing back to school to reduce the chances of getting married at an early age. She is a firm believer that bringing a positive change in the society is only possible by meaningfully engaging young people, especially girls. She has worked with different INGOs on gender, youth, labour laws, conflict, as junior consultant for conducting researches and evaluations during the past seven years. Ayesha Rahman has a Masters in Economics, with majors in Development Economics and currently along with work she is pursuing MPhil in Rural Management.