Shehnaz Akhter is originally from Hunza and is based in Islamabad. She possesses an MPhil degree in Anthropology from Quaid-e-Azam University (Islamabad) that has intellectual interactions with United Nations, University of Tokyo and ICTP.
She has 7 years of extensive experience with diverse organizations and has given her all-encompassing insight in the education sector. Her passion is also focused on building bridges between educational institutions corporations & entrepreneurs. She has been establishing joint ventures to groom students in utilizing their learnt theoretical knowledge into practice and develop their skills to understand and learn in the real working environment working on real-time projects.
Shehnaz’s core competences are of a researcher and analyst with a creative mindset to connect dots to create a value system in education. She is mentored by Mr. Firoz Shroff who served as President in 2004-05 United Nations Association of Canada Toronto who revived UNACTO and now has become a virtual self-sustainable member and mentor to the association.
Shehnaz has a working relationship with institutions like AKUEB US Aid and Explorer Bees and has devotes her free time to her personal philanthropic projects.