Maham Javaid, has completed her Masters in Development Studies from COMSATS University, Abbottabad, Pakistan in 2014. With a keen interest in gender related issues and transformations offered by various agents of change. She is serving as research associate (RA) at IPAL (Innovations for Poverty Alleviation Lab) and teaching assistant (TA) for D-lab course at ITU. Previously she has worked with Department for International Development as Assistant Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in Abbottabad. As a social scientist, she aspires a society with equal access and opportunities for all.