Baela Raza Jamil
Baela Raza Jamil, CEO of Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (Centre for Education and Consciousness) is a public policy specialist and an activist at heart. She is the former Technical Adviser to the Federal Ministry of Education, Pakistan and has worked with provincial and federal governments advising on education sector reforms and policies for the right to education, sector wide approaches from early childhood development to post-secondary education, inclusion, workforce initiatives, public private partnerships, innovations and financing. She leads the citizens’ accountability learning initiative, the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) Pakistan. She is the founder of the ‘Children’s & Teachers’ Literature Festival’, both are nationwide social movements. Baela is a member of multiple national and international education forums. She is a Commissioner to the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity (Education Commission) chaired by Gordon Brown.