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, Media & Communications (Governance) London School of Economics, London, UK Graduate Programme in Islamic Studies and Humanities Institute of Ismaili Studies, London, UK (2009-2011) B.A. (Honours), International Development & South Asian Studies York University - Ontario, Canada (2006-2010) September 2011 – August 2012 August 2009 – August 2011 August 2006 – July 2009

WORK EXPERIENCE Film Maker, Youth Ki Awaaz (YKA - Mouthpiece for India’s Youth), New Delhi, India Jun 2011-Present • Produced & released the documentary - Youth Ki Awaaz: Social Media for Social Good: to encourage YKA’s work that mobilizes and engages young people in participatory and collaborative journalism • Production and data collection involved interviewing, shooting, editing footage & narration Facilitator, Office for Persons with Disabilities, Toronto, Canada August 2007-July 2009 • Promoted access to programs, services, facilities, provided hand-written and typed notes for students with disabilities Interviewer & Assistant Analyst, Institute for Social Research, Toronto, Ontario August 2006-May 2007 • Conducted a range of qualitative applied social research, assisted in development of questionnaire design, sample selection & data collection to the preparation of statistical analysis and report writing in the areas of social science, public opinion, policy research, education, health care, refugee migration, gender, the environment and voting behaviour Development Intern, The Connection, Channel 8, Houston, Texas August 2004-May 2005 • Interned for TV Host Patricia Gras of The Connection: a round-table discussion about issues affecting residents in Houston • Analysed & researched potential topics for the weekly story, set up interviews, and discuss plans with the broadcast crew • Assisted with Community Relations campaigns and evaluating funding requests on an ongoing basis FIELD & RESEARCH PROJECTS Researcher, Youth Ki Aawaz (India) & Institute of Ismaili Studies (London) August 2010 - Sept 2011 • Developed proposal and documentary, and undertook field research based on youth harnessing of social media strategies in India • Compiled a comprehensive field report and documentary detailing the dynamism of the youth with the power of citizen journalism and social media to create compelling, impactful content Arabic Language Immersion, Institut Français du Proche-Orient (IFPO), Damascus, Syria June 2010-August 2010 • Intermediate Arabic immersion course in advancement of Intermediate Level Arabic in London, UK • Engaged in learning vocabulary, grammar, dictation, and Arab media and culture, and held conversations with colleagues, academics & locals Scholar, Bharat Yatra - A Journey to India June 2007-August 2007 • Awarded a New York Life Insurance scholarship to explore and generate awareness about wildlife conservation in rural India • Initiated dialogues with various NGOs and esteemed government officials to act on areas of environmental and wildlife concerns LEADERSHIP & VOLUNTEERING POSITIONS Scholar, Art & Architecture Program, Cairo, Egypt August 2010- September 2010 • Participated in Cairo Art & Architecture program, accompanied Curator in Department of the Middle East at the British Museum Global Ambassador, William Jefferson Clinton Global Initiative-University, Austin, Texas October 2008-May 2009 • Represented a Not for Profit Organization – Dil Se (From the Heart) Foundation to form projects and collaborations with other NGOs to improve the quality of life of rural villagers through preventative healthcare, to induce environmentally friendly living habits and elevate the importance of conservation and protection against encroachment Project Member, Spark of Knowledge, FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance, Toronto, Ontario August 2007-January 2008 • Co-developed proposal on utilization of film to educate villagers for prevention against natural disasters in Bangladesh • Proposed methods in developing various techniques and practices for disaster risk management & hazard risk assessment LANGUAGES Proficient in English; Intermediate in Arabic, Spanish, French, Urdu, and Hindi; Knowledge of Gujarati & Katchi