Hira Hafeez-Ur-Rehman

Email: hh486@cornell.edu

MPA 2013 - Cornell Institute for Public Affairs

MBA 2009 - Lahore School of Economics, Pakistan

B.Sc Hons Economics & Finance 2007 - Lahore School of Economics, Pakistan

Hira Hafeez Ur Rehman has been working with international agencies, NGOs and government for the past 5 years. She has specifically worked with the UN Development Programme UNDP developing, managing and implementing programs in the area of Democratic Governance, Poverty & Gender.

Hira co-founded and managed an NGO focused on information and communication technologies for development ICT4D projects for young people in developing countries. Through her recent consulting assignments she has developed philanthropy and community service learning program for clients in Russia, established programs and policies to mainstream youth in national development frameworks in Pakistan, and analyzed sustainability of a base of the pyramid entrepreneurial-based pilot program for a leading pharmaceutical company in India.

Hira hopes to utilize her SGE experience to develop understanding and experience of creating sustainable social business models for the bottom of the pyramid market, which eventually leads to employment generation and poverty reduction in developing countries.