Sadaf Taimur

Ms. Sadaf is currently a Doctoral Scholar at The University of Tokyo, Japan, and she is conducting research on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship. She has 6+ years of experience in education and development sector. Having studied Environmental Sciences & Education Planning & Management, she remained a member of Silver Oaks Schools & College System for 5 years and sat in their management committee for 4 years. she: (a) managed Communications, Advocacy & Youth Mobilization at Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA)-Centre of Education & Consciousness; (b) worked as an Advisory Mentor for Queen ‘s Young Leaders Program (UK); & (c) is working as a Chairperson at Youth General Assembly (a social movement, to train & mobilize youth to work on UN’ s Sustainable Development Agenda, which she co- founded). Additionally, she worked as a consulting member at PAL network ‘s communication & advocacy working group (Tracked indicators for SDG-4, Target 4.7, in Pakistan). As G20 Global Changer, she was involved in proposing recommendations, on education & sustainable development, for G20 leaders which were presented at G20 Summit, 2017 (Germany). She won GESS (Global Education Supplies & Solutions) Outstanding Contribution in Education Award, 2016 (Dubai). She was a Dalai Lama Fellow (2016, U.S.A.) and represented Pakistan: as Youth Delegate UNESCO-MGIEP at “UNESCO week for peace & sustainable development: role of education ” (Canada) and as Youth Champion at Rise Up ‘s Youth Champions Initiative Incubator (U.S.A). For UNLEASH, Denmark (as one of the unleashers) she is involved in co-creating youth-led solutions (using education as a core tool), along with global talents from 125 countries, to achieve UN‘s Sustainable Development Goals.