As Communications Intern for SICI, Abeera Ahmed drives the content creation and dissemination of SICI’s mission and work. Abeera is a graduate of the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) from Islamabad, Pakistan. She has worked across a gamut of human development programs across the UK-Aid, the WHO, and the UNICEF across three continents. She is a first-year Master’s of Public Policy student at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her areas of interest are governance reforms in post-colonial states, systems thinking, and participatory ethnography — especially in healthcare and education policies. Abeera is an avid reader — has been doing the 50 books a year challenge every year. She loves to play video games and do transcendental meditation.