Mrs. Shahla Jabeen, the visionary behind ALLY Foundation, founded the NGO in April, 2013 with a group of dedicated workers committed to fight for social justice in society. As a double Masters (Masters in English Literature and Master in Business Administration), she has diversified work experience, vast knowledge and different approach towards life. She has worked in different sectors of life such as Education, Health, Advertising and Broadcasting.
Mr. Anwar Shahzad did his Masters in Mass Communication. He started his career from Print Media. He has worked in different newspapers at Lahore and Rawalpindi. He worked as a script writer at Radio, Islamabad for quite some time. Them he joined PTV and served at different levels such as Reporter, Producer and Senior News Editor.
Mrs. Anwar Sultana did her Masters in Mass Communication from Punjab University, Lahore. Also she did her L.L.B. from University Law College, Lahore. She started her career from Pakistan Press International (PPI). Then she joined Daily Nawa-e-waqt (Rawalpindi, Islamabad) as a reporter, sub editor, magazine editor etc. She worked for Daily Mashriq (Peshawar), and Azkkar (Rawalpindi, Islamabad). She also worked for Urdu Magazine International. She is a regular contributor at Radio Pakistan, Islamabad. She is associated with Allama Iqbal Open University for years. Currently, she is working as Free Lance Feature Writer and Exclusive News Analyst.
Mr. Zeshan Haque is senior associate and has ten years of experience at the District courts, High Courts, Federal Sharia Court, Federal Service Tribunal, Banking Tribunals, Immigration Tribunals etc. He has conducted numerous cases comprising all forms of litigation proceedings before almost all forums/courts of law. He has performed diverse legal work in both litigation and non-litigation areas of practice and acquired a broad exposure and experience in multiple areas of law.
He has a comprehensive knowledge of handling litigation and multi-jurisdiction matters. He enjoys a diverse range of litigation work including but not limited to contractual disputes, property litigation, family disputes, partitions, injunctions, deceit, recoveries, torts, revenue and claims against the Land Registry. He has worked for a large variety of clients ranging from PLCs, family businesses and individuals. By working for multiple clients with different needs and with a wide variety of lawyers from numerous disciplines, he has developed very broad experience.
International Bar Association
Punjab Bar Council
Starting February 2005
Lahore High Court Bar Association
Starting February 2005
District Rawalpindi Bar Association
Starting February 2005
Joint Council for Welfare of Immigrants
Master of Laws (LLM), International Trade
The University of Wolverhampton
Legum Baccalaureus (LL.B.) Hons., Contract law, Commercial law, Criminal law, Conflict of laws, land law, Tort, Family law.
He is Lawyer at City Court Karachi. He is practicing in Criminal and Civil law.
Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in Criminal Justice and Corrections
Columbia Law School
International Law and Legal Studies
American University of Beirut
AHC/RTI Trainer/Consumer Rights Counsel
Mallet Legal Practitioners
Member Board of Management
Pakistan kidney Centre
Right to Information (RTI) Coordinator
Church World Service
Conducted Cases in Civil and Labor Courts, representing Organization before legal aid committees and different forums including media, Drafting of employment contracts, lease agreements, Service agreements, Rendering opinions in HR and legal matters. Conducted technical legal research.
Did research in civil and consumer laws, Conducted lawsuits in the Consumer and Civil Courts, Rendered legal counseling and advisory services to different segment of society. Media liaison.
1- Provided technical/legal assistance about RTI matters to 30 member organizations of Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) for more than three years.
2- Conducted RTI trainings and seminars for senior managerial staff of numerous civil society organizations, government officials and students.
3- Delivered lectures on RTI laws in Information Service Academy (ISA) of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
4- Filed information requests at federal, provincial and district level.
5- Provided legal assistance for filing constitutional petitions regarding RTI matters before the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
6- Rendered opinions on the proposed RTI bill draft for the Punjab province.
7- Public Interest Litigation (PIL) at Islamabad High Court and Lahore High Court regarding right to education, right to information etc.
8- Implement project on RTI of Oxfam GB in Sindh, KP and Punjab
9- Implement project on RTI of World Bank in Three districts of Punjab i.e. Sheikhupura, Vehari and Narowal
Certificates and Trainings:
1- Certificate in Immigration Laws from City University, London.
2- Certificate in Computer Programming from Punjab Board of Technical Education
3- Three days training workshop on public Relations organized by Fredrich Naumann Foundation (FNF). December 2009.
4- Two days training workshop on Islamabad Consumer Protection Act 2005 organized by Access to Justice Program (AJP) May 2007
5- One day training workshop on Convention against Torture (CAT) organized by SACH. September, 2003.
6- One week visit program “Transparency and Accountability in German Governance” Berlin, Germany July 16 – 23, 2011
7- Two days training on Procurement Laws organized by Pakistan Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA), July 6-7, 2011.
Currently working as a Producer at PTV News
HOD Computer Science Department MIU IslamabadHe has more than seven years of experience in Wireless Local loop, VSAT Networks, TV broadcasting in design, execution, operation and Support.
Being Masters in Business Administration, he has 12 years of experience in some of leading media houses of Pakistan in their Sales & Marketing departments to exceed revenues and profit goals. He has proven track record of driving multimillion dollar growths and national expansion. He has specialized skills in Media Buying and planning to effectively and efficiently channelize media campaigns of assigned clients. He has strong command of national business protocols and experience conducting business with Government and Commercial organizations. He is expert relationship builder, team player, negotiator and sales strategist. Currently, he is working at ARY Digital Network as Manager Business Development.
Mr. Shahzad Anwar is an MBBS Doctor. He is practicing from last 22 years as Family Physician in Faisalabad. He has served as MO (Medical Officer) in surgical department at Allied Hospital and D.H.Q Hospital Faisalabad. He also, has served as a District Blood Transfusion Officer in D.H.Q Hospital Faisalabad.
Life Member District Bar Association Faisalabad & High Court Bar Association Punjab, Lahore.Ex. Executive Member High Court Bar Association, Consecutively THREE times. Advisor Government, Semi Government, National & Multinational Organizations.Ex. Chief CPLC, District Faisalabad.
Chief Organizer Faisalabad of All Pakistan Lawyers and Civil Society Coordination Committee.Member District Bar Association Faisalabad.Member Punjab Bar Council Lahore.Member Human Rights Committee (Punjab Bar Council Lahore).
Ms. Anum Shahzad has recently done her MBA from Bahria Institute of Management Sciences, Islamabad. Currently, she is working at PTV World as Desk Editor & Producer. She takes keen interest in welfare activities.
Mr. Saqib Siddiqui did his MBA from McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He has diversified work experience at national and international level in the field of Accounting, Finance, Project Management, Office Administration and CRM. He has worked for Pakistan Tobacco Company Ltd., Canadian Bonded Credit Ltd. Toronto, Canada, and Competitive Support Fund (CSF), Pakistan. He has attended different short courses in PIM Lahore, LMDA Islamabad, LUMS Lahore etc. Also, he participated in different training workshops on Creative Problem Solving, Resource Management, and People Leadership etc.Currently doing L.L.M. from McGill University, Montreal, Canada