meet the team behind shap

Ms. Amina Asif Siddiqui
President and Founder SHAP

Associate Professor and Principal – CSLHS Ziauddin University Karachi

Assistant Editor – Pakistan Journal of Rehabilitation Sciences

Ph.D. Candidate, Speech, and Hearing, UKM Malaysia

BSc. Audiology and Speech Therapy, University of Mumbai, India

MSc. Clinical Research, University of Liverpool, UK

Diploma, Psychology, and Diploma, Children’s Studies

Prof. Dr. Abdul Gaffar Billoo
Ex. Officio Member & Founder

Professor, Clinical Paediatrics – Aga Khan University Hospital

Founder & Chairman – HANDS, Pakistan

Fellowship – Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK

Sitara-i-Imtiaz – Government of Pakistan

MBBS, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan

Diploma in Child Health, Tropical Medicine, and Hygiene, UK

Dr. Habiba Hassan
Co-opt Member & Founder

Senior Faculty & Paediatric Consultant – Jinnah Medical & Dental College

Women Right Activist – Pakistan

Board Member – Legal Aid Society

Founder – Panah, Pakistan

MBBS, Jinnah Medical and Dental College, Karachi, Pakistan

Paediatric Fellowship, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan

Dr. Nadeem Mukhtar
Vice President

Clinical Director of Audiology – Centre Lahore

Hearing implant coordinator – Pakistan cochlear implant program, Lahore and Bahria cochlear implant program.

Visiting Faculty member – FMH Institute of Allied Health Sciences, Lahore.

MBBS, King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan

MSc. Audiological Medicine, University of Manchester UK

Anam Madhani
Provincial Vice President- Sindh

Speech and Language Pathologist – The Indus Hospital

Visiting Faculty – CSLHS, Ziauddin University Hospital

MA, Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology, University of Karachi, Pakistan

BSc. in Speech-Language Therapy, Ziauddin University Hospital, Pakistan

Dr. Ayesha Kamal Butt
Provincial Vice President Punjab

Manchester Metropolitan University

Former Professor & Associate Dean – Riphah International University

Honorary Fellowship Awardee – Royal College of Speech and Language therapists

Editorial board member – Journal of Riphah College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Ph.D. Educational Management, Ifugao State University Philippines.

MSc Language Pathology, University of Reading, UK

MA linguistics and Child Language, University of Hertfordshire, UK

Ms. Sabreen Noor Ali
Honorary General Secretary

Speech & Language Pathologist – 4j school district, USA

Research Assistant – Early Dual Language Development Lab, USA

Training Lead – AKYSBP Guides, Pakistan Girl Guide Association

Forner Senior lecturer & Speech language pathologist – Ziauddin University, Pakistan

PhD. Candidate, Communication Disorders and Sciences, University of Oregon, USA.

MSc. Speech-Language Pathology, Ziauddin University, Karachi, Pakistan

BSc. Speech-Language Pathology, Ziauddin University, Karachi, Pakistan

Fatima Yousuf
Joint Hon. Secretary

Speech & Language Pathologist & Senior Lecturer – CSLHS, Ziauddin University Hospital

Speech & Language Pathologist- Karachi Down Syndrome Program

BSc. in Speech-Language Pathology, Ziauddin University, Karachi, Pakistan

MSc. in Speech-Language Pathology, Ziauddin University, Karachi Pakistan

Misha Irshad

Head of Speech Therapy Department at Umatter ABA Therapy Centre

Former senior Lecturer CSLHS Ziauddin University Karachi

MSc Healthcare Management, Ziauddin University Karachi

BSc Hons Speech and language pathology, University of Health Sciences Lahore

Sabeen Iqbal Rajput
Executive Committee Member

Speech-language therapist – Osraty for Physio and Rehab Clinic, Dubai

Speech-language therapist – High Hopes Dubai

Former Speech and Language Pathologist, coordinator, senior Lecturer CSLHS Ziauddin University Karachi

MSc Speech and Language Pathology, Ziauddin University Karachi

BSc Speech and Language Pathology, Ziauddin University Karachi

Ms Ifrah Shah
Executive Committee Member

Speech & Language Pathologist – The Learning Tree School

Head of Speech-Language Therapy Department – Centre of Inclusive Care

BSc. Speech Language Therapy – Ziauddin University, Karachi, Pakistan

Ms. Amber Rehman Hassan
Executive Committee Member

CCC- SLP, Head of Speech & Language Department -Sindh Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

MSc. Speech Language Pathology – Arizona State University, US

BS Honours & MS in applied Zoology – University of Karachi, Pakistan

Mr. Ali Punjani
Executive Committee Member

Senior Lecturer, clinical coordinator, and Speech Language Pathologist – CSLHS, Ziauddin University Hospital

Consultant Speech Language Therapist – Aga Khan University Hospital

Master trainer – MAITS Community Health Workers program in Pakistan

BSc. Speech & Language Therapy, Ziauddin University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

MSc. healthcare management, Ziauddin University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Samia Bibi
Administration Lead

Clinical Director – Terteeb Rehabilitation SMC

Former Speech Pathologist – RIFE USA Dubai UAE

MS Speech and Language Pathology Riphah University, Islamabad

Post Graduate Diploma Speech and Language Pathology National Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences

MSc Behavioural Sciences, Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi