Wajeeha Amir


Wajeeha Amir completed her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) with high distinction in 2021. Since then, she has been working as an associate at Adam Smith International, on the FCDO-funded Sustainable Energy & Economic Development programme, where she is supporting the establishment of Pakistan’s first behavioural insights unit, mainstreaming social inclusion within the programme, strengthening urban planning in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and striving to make Peshawar a more inclusive city, and lobbying for a clean air future.

Previously, she has worked on Pakistan’s Situational Analysis report for UNICEF, and as a research assistant at the Public Management and Political Science departments at LUMS. Her research interests include urban and social policy, with a special focus on women’s rights in KP, and her previous research work includes projects on property tax in Punjab, social protection in Pakistan, and the politics of Pashto cinema in Pakistan.

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