Naveen Shakir joins Ashoka as a Consultant for the Changemakers team. Previously she worked in the DC Ashoka office as a Project Management and Knowledge/Learning Associate for Changemakers. Prior to joining the team, she worked as a Social Impact Advisor for a NGO in Pakistan helping them design and develop frameworks to evaluate and understand the impact of their poverty alleviation programs. She is passionate about social change and international development, having dedicated her professional career to working for NGO’s domestically and globally. She holds a Master’s in International Relations from the University of Chicago, and a Bachelor’s in Political Science and Islamic Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. Naveen is currently based out of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.