Samar Hasan is leading Karandaaz Pakistan’s communications work within the Knowledge Management & Communications department. She has more than fifteen years of experience in international and national organizations, working in the areas of research, marketing and communications, partnership development, resource mobilization, strategic planning and project management. Prior to joining Karandaaz Pakistan, she was working at a USAID funded project on voice and accountability. She also worked for more than six years as a core team member to establish a first-of-its-kind liberal arts and sciences university in Karachi. Samar has a Master's in International Relations, specialization in Political Science from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, and a Bachelor's in International Relations from Webster University, Geneva.