SKYIANS‘ Program Manager, Miss Shaista Chaudhary is a development practitioner with about 15 Years of Practical Experience. She is Advocate by profession and done practice at Peshawar and Islamabad High Court etc. Has done, MA English, MA International Relations, MA Urdu, L.L.B, B.Ed, C.T, CFT (Japan)

She is also Director of Sher-e-zat Society, and member of Mashlihati Council. She also takes keen interest in poetry and novels etc.

Wide-ranging research, field and NGO’s experience of 15 years with; extensive experience of public and private sector governance, especially special education centers, reforms and restructuring in public and private sector, liaison with policy institutions, policy making and implementation for; fundamental rights, women and juvenile rights along with laws against child labor, coupled with background in policy development and strategic partnership building to involve public in governance, developments and to work for the rights of PWD’s.

 

Works for Human Rights, Women Empowerment and Disability related issues and further, I want to manifest my abilities, skill proficiencies and habitual vision of greatness in a challenging and competitive environment to grow and develop myself at a big plate form of social, ethical, administrative and managerial fields.

Project Steering Team Member (PST), A STAR PROJECT

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan2009 – 2011
 
  • To strengthen and build network Federal, Provincial, District Govt:, and NGOs.
  • Organized Self Help Groups, Disable People Organizations, Family           Associations of PWD’s with a perspective of gender, ethnicity, age and other socio-cultural factors.
  • To report periodically at the meeting to disability related organization of   Federal, Provincial, District Govt. and NGO, and discuss for further promotion of National Plan of Action implementations.
  • Prepare the training text for PWD’s.
  • Support Family Association of PWD’s to be organized.
  • To reduce the discrimination and prejudice against the PWD’s and their families.
  • Collect and classify information about existing campaigns and events in and around target area.
  • Gathered and classify information about detection and intervention, and situation of information accessibility regarding to disability.
  • Build networking and sharing information with mass media about disability relate service provider.

Accomplishments of Program Manager:

  • Worked for the promotion of social participation of persons with disabilities.
  • Gave leadership training to the persons with disabilities.
  • Hold different awareness raising activities in community about disability.
  • Brought awareness about disability through radio programs.
  • Hold seminars in higher education institutions about disability.

Chairperson/Member NGO Management Committee:

SBB Women Centre Abbottabad 2008 – 2013

                  (Ministry of Social Welfare and Women Empowerment)

      Chairperson(2010-2010, Notification No:1-33/05-SE)

      Member NGO Management Committee(1st Nov, 2008-2012,

Notification No: 1-33/05-SE)

Responsibilities:

  • Special emphasis on women’s policing. This includes direct assistance to Government of Pakistan justice sector institutions,Health Institutions, Legal Institution, Women Police Station and Shelter Home etc and to contact with national/ internationalNGOs that address law enforcement, justice, corrections, and counternarcotics issues, among others.
  • Develop, promote, and maintain a strong database of gender-related contacts and information about all of Pakistan’s gender programs.
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  • Work for gender mainstreaming to remove inequalities and imbalances prevailing across sectors, provide unimpeded access to rights, resources and services, protect daily lives and provide protection to women against all forms of violence and discrimination.
  • Pilote the programs in the provinces in collaboration with NGOs and banking institutions for economic empowerment of rural women.
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  • Member of Recruitment as well as Procurement Committee of the centre.

  • Referred cases of violence to the Manager SBBCW.
  • Liaised with Government Department, NGO’s in social sector and law enforcing agencies with regard to violence and other 
  • cases.
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  • Chaired NGO Management Committee once to twice in a month or on need basis.
  • Gave the survivor understanding that they are not powerless and that they can take charge of their lives.
  • Listen, support and facilitate a survivor in solving her problem and to bring change in her life.
  • Gave support to needed women including shelter, legal or women police station or psychological counseling.

Accomplishments:

  • Did Monitoring and evaluation of policies and activities of Women Center.
  • Proposed projects for raising income of individuals through participation of men and women, poverty reduction and economic growth.
  • Member of Recruitment as well as Procurement Committee of the centre.
  • Referred cases of violence to the Manager SBBCW.
  • Liaised with Government Department, NGO’s in social sector and law enforcing agencies with regard to violence and other cases.
  • Chaired NGO Management Committee once to twice in a month or on need basis.
  • Gave the survivor understanding that they are not powerless and that they can take charge of their lives.
  • Listen, support and facilitate a survivor in solving her problem and to bring change in her life.
  • Gave support to needed women including shelter, legal or police or psychological counseling.

 

TRAININGS/COURSES OF PROGRAM MANAGER

 

INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL TRAINING/COURSES WORK:

  • Country Focused Training Program in strengthening the Networking b/w Govt: Officials, NGOs & Self-Help Groups of PWD’s at Japanese Society for Rehabilitation of PWD’s organized by the JICA under the International Cooperation Program of the Government of Japan
  • DET (Disability Equality Training) organized by JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) A STAR PROJECT and Government of Pakistan.
  • Got training Course for NGO’s on Role of NGO’s in Development from Ministry of Social Welfare and Special Education Islamabad.
  • Training on Local Governance for Potential Women Leaders from Institute of Management Sciences Peshawar.
  • Training on Disability for Officers and Officials of Social Welfare Department of KPK.

CERTIFICATES OF PROGRAM MANAGER

 

1.      Certificate of Counterpart Training in Japan.

Country Focused Training Program in strengthening the Networking between Government Officials, NGOs and Self-Help Groups of Persons With Disabilities at Japanese Society for Rehabilitation of PWD’s organized by the Japan International Cooperation Agency under the International Cooperation Program of the Government of Japan. JICA Japan.

2.      Certificate of DET (Disability Equality Training) from JICA, Japan and Government of Pakistan. (JICA Japan)

3.      Certificate of Training of Trainers (TOT) on Leadership and Practical Legal Skills for Lawyers (BAR) Human Resource Development Centre Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar in collaboration with Strengthing Rule of Law in Malakand Programme (SRLM) United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, Peshawar

4.      Certificate of training Course for NGO’s on Role of NGO’s in Development. Ministry of Social Welfare and Special Education Islamabad.

5.      Certificate of Achievement for training on Local Governance for Potential Women Leaders. (Institute of Management Sciences Peshawar)

6.      Certificate of Honour from Dr. A.Q.Khan Research Labs, Rawalpandi.

7.      Certificate of Practicing as a lawyer High Court.(KPK Bar Council).

8.      Certificate of Orientation Course in Shariah (Islamic Law) for Lawyers International Islamic University,Islamabad.

9.      Certificate of Excellence in Islamic Education securing overall grade A+ (Al-Huda International,Islamabad).

10.  Women Guard Certificate of Service Abbottabad. (G.G.Degree College, Abbottabad).

11.  Certificate of Braille Method for Persons with Visual Disability. Government of Pakistan & JICA.

12.  Certificate of Basic Para Counseling Skills Workshop. (ROZAN Islamabad).

13.  Certificate of completion of Muslim Personal Law Course. (Shari’ah Academy International Islamic University, Islamabad).

14.  Certificate of Follow up Activity for Potential Women Leaders. (Gender Based Governance System Project UNDP & P & DD and Govt. of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa).

15.  Certificate of participation in 2nd A.I.M.C Medical Symposium 2009 & Symposium on Communication Skills, Abottabad International Medical College, Abbottabad.

16.  Certificate of English Language Course securing overall grade A+. (Hazara Institute of English Language Course, Havelian).

17.  Certificate of Computer Skills securing overall grade A+. (Jinnah Institute of Information Technology, Havelian).

 

PROJECTS BY PROGRAM MANAGER

 

A STAR PROJECT 2009 to 2011 (JICA JAPAN)

Team Members

  • D.G of Special Education,
  • Ministry of Social Welfare and Special Education Government of Pakistan,
  • Zakat Ushar Social Welfare & Women Development Department,
  • District Coordination Office, nbsp District Government Abbottabad,
  • District Office Social Welfare & Women Development Department,
  • Project Steering Team Members

PROJECTS WITH GOVERNMENT

  • Member of Commission on the Status of women 2017- Present

Government of KPK

  • District Review Committee Member 2012 – 2015
Provincial Disaster Management Authority, KPK (PDMA)
  • Vigilance Committee Member 2012 – Present
Ministry of Health, KPK
 
  • Advisory Committee Member 2014 – Present
Ministry of Social Welfare and Women Development, KPK

RADIO PROGRAMS CONDUCTED BY PROGRAM MANAGER

Himit Waly Log (For Persons with Disabilities & Gender Issues)

Radio Pakistan & FM 93 Radio Compare/ Host in Category “A”.

As a host having experience to present Radio Programs on Radio Pakistan and FM 93 regarding different disability and Gender related issues.

HONORS AND AWARDS of Program Manager

  • Ishara International Adbi Award 2017
  • Talent Award 2011
  • Services Award 2009-2011
  • Best Performance Award 2012
  • Certificate of Honor from Dr. A.Q Khan Research Labs, Rawalpandi.