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About Abida Naz

Abida is an Atlas Corps fellow from Pakistan. She is a non-profit professional with four years of diversified experience in the developing as well as the developed world. Her expertise includes planning, monitoring, evaluation, research, report writing and knowledge management. She earns a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Peshawar in Pakistan. Abida has worked with host communities, internally dislocated people as well as with refugees, in both development and emergency contexts. Through these experiences, she has acquired strong monitoring and evaluations skills, which are applicable across different thematic areas. Currently, she is serving at Empowered Women International as Monitoring & Evaluation Manager, under the U.S States department Emerging Global Leaders Initiative. She is responsible for developing and implement the monitoring and evaluation strategy for the organization and analyzing the impact of the organization. She is passionate about women’s empowerment, economic development, refugee crisis, promotion of Civil Society Organizations, rural development as well as the promotion of transparency and accountability in the non-profit sector.

M&E Basic Terminologies

March 30, 2017 3:54 pm Published by 1 Comment

Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is a process that helps improve performance and achieve results. Its goal is to improve current and...

Design Thinking

January 28, 2017 7:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Design Thinking is a design methodology that provides a solution-based and human-centered approach to solving problems. It is extremely useful...

Thanks-Giving Day

November 26, 2016 2:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Celebrating Thanks-Giving Day with my friend and local Ambassador Natalie Moore is also one of the amazing cultural explorations during...

Women for Women

October 31, 2016 10:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Marga Fripp, the Founder of Empowered Women International, was a well-known journalist and social activist when she moved to the...