Ms. Samia has MPA with specialization in finance. She teaches core and specialization courses of accounting and finance.She has served as research coordinator in Human Resources Development Center (HRDC) wherein she undertook a study titled, “Philanthropy and Third Sector Organizations in Pakistan”- a project sponsored by University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Sydney, Australia, before joining IAS as Lecturer. She has published papers in HEC’s recognized journals. She completed her MPhil Management from IAS and is currently enrolled in PhD Program at University of International Business & Economics (UIBE), Beijing, China. Her areas of interest include Microfinance, Women Empowerment,and Non-profit Sector.