Project Head, ECP
Mariyam is a social responsibility and education professional with a keen interest in project management, monitoring and evaluation for social impact projects and in exploring non-traditional forms of education in Pakistan. She’s played an exceptional role throughout her journey while mastering communication skills that establish synergy within the workforce. She completed her BSc in Political Science and Psychology from LUMS and Masters in Education with distinction from the University of Sussex, UK, Mariyam is currently the Project Lead for the Enterprise Challenge Pakistan (ECP) at SEED. An initiative of the Princes’ Trust in the UK, ECP is a pan-Pakistan entrepreneurship competition for secondary school students.
She has previously worked as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer on the SUKH project (a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded initiative) with Aahung in Karachi. The project aimed to impart Life Skills Based Education to secondary school students and improve their Sexual and Reproductive Health through various educational interventions in Korangi, Landhi. Bin Qasim and Malir. While there, Mariyam gained extensive experience in impact assessments, monitoring and evaluation, project strategy and field research. She also conducted various workshops for out of school youth, SRH professionals and school students on effective communication, psychology of discrimination and protection against sexual abuse and harassment. She now uses her acquired skills and knowledge to contribute to strategizing, managing, monitoring and evaluating for various social impact projects at SEED.