Board of Trustees
Dr. Zebunissa Najam is an MBBS and MCPS from Lahore. She is running a hospital along with her husband and works as a full time Gynaecologist.
Syed Miqdad Mehdi is a law practitioner in Lahore. He did his LLB from Punjab University and LLM from University of South Asia. He is an advocate High Court and Human Rights Activist and has a long working experience with national and international organizations for the promotion and protection of human rights with a special focus on children rights.
Managing Trustee & CEO
Rukhsana Shah is a retired Federal Secretary. In 2015, she set up the Autism Resource Centre in Lahore, which was registered as a Welfare Trust in 2016, to create awareness about Autism, ADHD and Learning Disabilities in Pakistan, and to train parents and teachers of special and mainstream schools in the management of these disabilities. She writes for Dawn on issues mainly relating to gender, social welfare and rights of persons with disabilities.
Ms. Shahnaz Rafique
Ms. Shahnaz Rafique has a Masters’ degree in International Relations from the Quaide Azam University in Islamabad. She is a retired civil servant, and is a founding member of the ASD Welfare Trust.
Dr. Saeed Ismail
Dr. Saeed Ismail is a Consultant Child Specialist in Karachi. He did his MBBS from Dow Medical College and is a Member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan. He has also done MBA from IBA Karachi, and is founder member of Health & Nutrition Development Society (HANDS) and founder director of Kiran Foundation.
Mr. Sirajuddin Siddiqui
Mr. Sirajuddin Siddiqui has done his graduation from NED University Karachi and Masters from Mehran University Jamshoro. He has served in PTCL and UN agencies (UNHCR). He has been associated with JS Group for the past eleven years. He has extensive experience in field projects.
Mr. Omar Zaman
Mr. Omar Zaman has a Bachelors’ degree in Political Science, History and Religious Studies from the University of British Columbia, and a Masters in Arabic from Punjab University. He is the CEO of Zaman Foundation.