​​​​Ms Munira Shaheen

Manager, FAS Planning​


2014 – 2016
MA Muslim Cultures, AKU-ISMC, UK

2012 – 2014
Master of Project Management, Shaheen Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), Islamabad

2011 – 2012
Master of Science, Anthropology and Development, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

2007 – 2011
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Karakoram International University, Gilgit


Certificate in Entrepreneurship (ICE) program, Accelerate Prosperity and E4Impact Foundation

Diploma for fully funded Young Connectors of the Future (YCF) programme in Sweden

Graduate of Leadership Development Programme by INNOV8 UK, London

Areas of Interest

  • Youth Development

  • Women Empowerment

  • Civic Education

  • Sustainable Development

  • Cultural Heritage of High Mountain Areas

  • Migration Studies


Jan 2022 – Present
Manager, FAS Planning at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Aga Khan University (AKU) Pakistan

Jan 2021 – Jan 2022
Assistant Manager, Office of the Provost, AKU Pakistan

Jun 2020 – Dec 2020
Specialist, Education Liaison Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral for continuing Education during Covid-19 Lockdown, Office of the Provost, AKU Pakistan

Mar 2018 – May 2020
Specialist, Memberships and Information Management, Office of the President for AKU Global   

Sep 2017 – Feb 2018
Visiting Lecturer, Study of Anthropology at SZABIST, Islamabad

Oct 2016 – Feb 2018
Lead Curator and Coordinator Museums and Archives, National Institute of Folk & Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa), Islamabad

Oct 2013 – March 2014
Consultant, Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP), Pakistan​

Contact Information

Tel: +92 21 3493 0051 (Karachi)
Email: munira.shah@aku.edu