Makkiya Jawed is a graduate from SZABIST with a major in Psychology. She is currently completing her Masters in Health Policy and Management from The Aga Khan University. She has previously worked with development sector organizations such as Sustainable Initiatives, Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF). At doctHERs, she is responsible for daily community engagement with marginalized communities and prototyping new value chains (Corporate and DTC Model). Her expertise includes behavioural modification training and wellness workshops, community intervention strategies, primary and secondary research, prototyping new ideas and mental health, pitching to national and international donors.