Current position and employer: Research Assistant, Center for Global Development (CGD)
Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan
Current City: Washington, DC
Why did you choose McCourt? I wished to develop my data skills so McCourt's emphasis on quantitative rigor was an ideal fit. Moreover, Washington, DC is the global center for public policy.
What was the best part of your experience? The wonderful people I have met at school and the friendships I have made. McCourt has a uniquely close cohort and I feel everyone looks out for one another.
What internships did you have during your time at McCourt?
- Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation (On campus)
- Center for Global Development
Student organization involvement while at McCourt: I was also the President of the South Asia Policy Research Initiative (SAPRI) in my 2nd year and associated with setting up the Georgetown Technology Policy Initiative (GTPI).
Undergraduate Degree and University: BSc in Computer Science from King's College London
Hobbies / Interests: Playing guitar, reading, policy debates, and soccer.