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Dr. Rakhshinda Perveen

Rakhshinda Perveen is a BIARI Fellow 2015. She attended Population & Development institute (acceptance rate 12%) at Brown University under BIARI(Brown University’s International Advanced Research Institutes ).

BIARIBIARI convene participants from around the world to address pressing global issues through collaboration across academic, professional, and geographic boundaries. The four institutes are convened by Brown University professors, and feature lectures, seminars, and workshops led by distinguished international guest faculty. This highly selective, residential program gives participants a unique opportunity to interact with their global peers and benefit from Brown University’s world-class campus and facilities.

BIARI note from my Professor "Rakshinda Perveen from Pakistan. This activist academic is a medical doctor, a university teacher, an Ashoka Fellow, an expert on gender-based violence and an advocate for women who have suffered abuse, the producer of the award-winning Pakistani TV series ‘Gender Watch’ that instituted a public discourse on gender issues among youth, and the first woman anchor for a live current affairs morning show from state-owned Pakistan Television Network. Such an inspiration. (Now, if only we could get her to stop "apologizing" for not being "an academic by training...") Bianca Dahl— with Rax Rakhshinda at Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.