Neelam Azmat

Innovation Specialist
Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund

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Neelam is a strong advocate for using technology and innovation for economic, financial and social inclusion of the marginalized. Currently, she serves as the Innovation Specialist at Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund. Within her role, she identifies, sources and tests innovative pilots with high potential for exponential social impact to help alleviate poverty in Pakistan. Previously, she worked on innovation in KP and Balochistan, as well as knowledge management for financial inclusion of the poor. Neelam is a Fulbright scholar with a Masters in Public Administration from The Ohio State University. She is recipient of various prestigious awards like Australia Awards (grantee), Swedish institute Leaders Lab (participant) and the DICE Social Innovation Exchange (fellow). Neelam is member of Global Shapers Islamabad Hub (World Economic Forum) and a Techcamp trainer for the US State Department.