Ms. Jahanara Burki
Member Board of Directors
Mrs. Burki is a graduate of Kinnaird College, Lahore where she studied social sciences. She founded the Shahid Javed and Jahanara Burki Family Foundation in 2005 and took up the position of its President. Using the Foundation's funds, she became actively involved in a number of charitable organizations that focused on aiding educational and health activities in Pakistan. Her Family Foundation made large contributions to The Citizens' Foundation (TCF) and the Shaukat Khanam Cancer Hospitals. She is also assisting the development of a girl's school in Kohat, in the province of Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. The school is also being assisted by the World Bank. As the newly elected member of the Shahid Javed Burki Institute of Public Policy (BIPP), she expects to use her experience in charitable organizations committed to educating girts from poor families to guide the BIPP in developing its recently launched program from giving scholarship to girls in Lahore from low-income families.