Ms. Saira Talha
Saira is responsible for conducting a series of consultations across Pakistan and undertaking other research processes for analyzing and synthesizing outputs to be fed into the NHDR 2015. She is working with Dr. Faisal Bari for framing the education section of the report.
Saira holds a Master of Science degree in Development Studies and has over 5 years of experience in development sector with extensive research experience in Pakistan. She is not new to the UN system and has worked with UNDP and UNOPS projects on gender and rule of law. Apart from this, she has conducted a number of research studies for government institutions and development partners. Her recent work includes education sector plans and evaluation of donor funded education projects in Pakistan including Ilm Ideas projects funded by DFID.