Zainab Qureshi is the Programme Manager of the RISE Pakistan team. She is the Director of the LEAPS Program at the Harvard Kennedy School's Evidence for Policy Design (EPOD). She previously worked as Academic Director at the JAQ Education Trust in Pakistan, where she developed and piloted an alternate model of education in low income schools. She has worked at various organisations across the education sector in Pakistan, including the Aga Khan Education Service, Developments in Literacy, BRAC Pakistan and some universities. She holds a Master’s in Education (Ed.M.) from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a BA in Economics and International Development from McGill University.