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Raahema has experience supporting the set up of Delivery Units and streamlining reforms for delivery. She has worked in the health and education sectors to build governance capacity, support data-driven performance routines, and drive implementation.


  • MA, Political Science, Columbia University
  • BSc. (Hons), Economics/Politics, Lahore University of Management Sciences

Delivery Experience

Raahema worked on the Punjab Health Department’s Health Roadmap Delivery Unit to improve doctor and medicine availability in public hospitals. She also worked on Punjab’s Education Roadmap, supporting new provincial governments in establishing routines and translating policies into action plans. At the Uzbekistan Ministry of Education, Raahema helped schools with COVID-19 recovery in the areas of remote learning and learning continuity.

Other Experience

Prior to joining DA, Raahema worked with the Center for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP) on capacity building programs for government officials and development practitioners across the country.

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