I have overall work experience of more than ten years in social sector, media and communications, conflict transformation and Peace building, human rights, community mobilization,women empowerment and training. I have worked with an INGO Search for Common Ground-Pakistan as Communications/Program officer for the projects funded by USAID, UNICEF, US Department of state and DANIDA. Successfully implemented the projects as a team lead player starting from baseline surveys to mobilization, donor/stakeholder liasion, activities on ground, reporting and monitoring, maintaining good relationships with partners, donors, NGOs, CBOs, government institutions and media. I have worked as a lead trainer for the Azme Nojawan project of USAID. Also worked with the i-Care Foundation Pakistan as a Communications Manager and look after the communications strategies for i-Care fund America and Pakistan and leading all program matters which also includes donor/partner liaison, field visits, monitoring, content management, outreach and fundraising. I have an International exposure by participating in the Global Youth Summit against Countering Violent Extremism on September 28, 2015. New York, USA. Also participated in Human Rights training program by EQUITAS Human Righst in Montreal Quebec, Canada in June-July 2018
Supporting Communication and reporting team in finalization of internal and external (donor required) progress reports which includes but not limited to APRs, CRFU, Quarterly Reports, and donor reports;
Supporting weekly and monthly meetings, review, and closing meetings, including attendance at meetings;
Arranging and minute regular internal coordination meetings such as WCM, MCM, and QCM etc.
Maintaining and regularly updating the reporting and communication data archive both in soft and hard form which includes proposals, contracts and reports
Developed, created and managed communications and media campaigns to reach targeted audience on digital and traditional media.
Maintained continuous communications with the donors and 100 plus partners in four sectors Health, Education, Social protection and livelihoods- sending newsletters, Fund Utilization Plans (FUPs), invitations to events, updates on achievements, new initiatives, grantee products, news, etc.
Compiled weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports for each charity. Maintained a list of current and potential donors.Managed the publication and promotion of organizational materials
Supported partner charities in developing content for i-Care fundraising drives, drafting proposals and monitor partner charity social media presence on various platforms.Contributing to the development of innovative to written, video, and audio content, arranging meetings with partners, donors, media persons and other stakeholders.
Throughout coordination with finance department for the donations and disbursements. In cordination with vendors and other organizations for goods delivery and on boarding process.
Achievements: Focal person of the i-Care Foundation to donors and over 100 partners maintained time to time coordination. Lead the design and digital media of the organization and made i-Care visible to local and international donors by managing website and social media.
Selected as a participant from Pakistan to attend a course on Human Rights Education By Equitas.
The course included; Universality of Human Rights, Building a culture of Human Rights, educational evaluation of Human Rights Education HRE, Actions for Social Change; Applying Human Rights Approach, UN human Rights system, Human Rights instruments and mechanisms and Creativity through songs were done with the participants to see the different aspects of HRE
Delivered 52 hours of training and mentoring sessions through participatory approach. 32 modules focused on 4 main strands â€“ Leadership, Personality and Professional Development, Arts and Culture, and Social Actions delivered to youth groups aged between 14 to 25.
Produced weekly and Monthly reports on all activities and created session planners for monthly training sessions
Supported the youth in planning, fundraising and implementation of the sustainable and effective social action projects in their areas and communities.
Achievements: 10 Social Action Projects SAPs were successfully implemented under my supervision in the respective communities covering the themes poverty, social enterprise, human rights awareness, cleanliness, highlighting the importance of education and mental health awareness.
Lead annual work plan and quarterly program report development. Responsible for effective and efficientÂ program management consistent with donor requirements.
Conducted training workshops on community security, conflict transformation, human rights education and gender-based violence mitigation for men and women in the rural communities and children in primary schools.
Capacity building of staff. Regular communications with HR, Finance, administration, and other departments.
Relationship building with donors, partners and stakeholders. Drafting concept notes and proposals for different donors to get projects on education, social protection, livelihoods, interfaith harmony, women representation at national level etc.
Achievements: The pioneer member of SCDF, handled the digital media presence of the organization and maintained close relations with media. In recognition of her services for SCDF, she is now the executive member of SCDF for lifetime.
Provide leadership in planning, mobilization, implementation and evaluation of Search for common ground projects in Pakistan.
Prepared Media Communication Strategies for projects, presentations and minutes, maintained the website and Social Media network
Worked for the Documentaries preparation and IEC Material.Prepared Weekly, Monthly and quarterly reports for donors and organization.
Development and dissemination of case studies, success stories, brochures, documentaries etc. about various programs and sharing it widely with beneficiaries, donors, stakeholders, and media as per requirement.
Provided administrative support for meetings, conferences, identifying and proposed participants, preparation of background documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc.
Undertaken outreach activities; participate in the development of training workshops, seminars; participates in and make presentations on assigned topics/activities.
Achievements: one of the pioneer employees when SFCG started its operations in Karachi, Pakistan. Due to extensive work in community on Countering Violent Extremism CVE, SFCG selected her to participate on behalf of the organization at Global Youth Summit against Countering Violent Extremism on September 28, 2015. New York, USA.
• On Air live news from PTV Home and PTV National
• Analyzes and broadcasts news received from various sources: Examines news items of local, national, and international significance to determine selection or is assigned news items for broadcast by editorial staff.
• Prepares or assists in preparation of script of News.
• May introduce broadcasters who specialize in particular fields, such as sports or weather, and be designated Anchorperson or News Anchor.
Host at Pakistan Television Network (August 2012 to 2014)
• Host current Affairs show on PTV Home and PTV National
• Prepare content/script of the Program
• Line up guests to come into the studio for interviews to be conducted.
• Analyze news related material for program
• Outdoor reporting for the program