Feb. 16 - Same Sun Event: “Development in the Tribal Areas of Pakistan: A Gender Perspective”

Thursday, February 16 at 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
HHH 110 (Andreas Theater)

All are welcome!

Hina Tillat, Pakistan
Humphrey Fulbright Fellow 16-17
Humphrey School of Public Affairs

The Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan  (FATA) presents a unique challenge for development practitioners and government of Pakistan- its administrative structure which is different than the rest of the country, its geo-political significance, the unique tribal cultural challenges, and its unique set of gender related problems. Through a case study ‘Governance Support Project’ which is an outcome of the Post Crisis Needs Assessment, Hina will share her personal experience of challenges and way forward.

Bio: Ms. Hina Tillat is a Hubert H. Humphrey international fellow at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota. She has a Masters degree in Development Studies from University of Melbourne, Australia and M.Sc Psychology from University of Peshawar, Pakistan. She has worked on various positions and with different organizations & agencies in Pakistan and Australia such as the World Bank, USAID, European Union and UNICEF; government departments such as the FATA Secretariat, educational institutions like Melbourne University and Institute of Management Sciences, and INGOs like International Rescue Committee, Save the Children, Oxfam Australia and lastly with Coffey International spanning over 10 years. Her work involves diverse and interdisciplinary thematic areas like education, gender & women empowerment, livelihoods,child protection, peace development & governance, and policy analyses. She was also the recipient of an Australian Development Scholarship (2011-2012). During her fellowship year (2016-2017) at Humphrey school, she intends to learn skills in policy analyses and practices in the U.S. as well as the theory underpinning it.
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