Momina Idrees

Research Manager

Momina Idrees is the Research Coordinator at Mahbub-ul-Haq Research Centre. Previously she has occupied roles in the development sector as Research Associate, Fieldworker, and Data Analyst. She has worked with the government on improving the status and welfare of women in Punjab and informing policy making at the Punjab Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) and the Chief Minister’s Special Monitoring Unit (SMU). In the private sector, she has taken up different research and program-implementation roles in the areas of education and curriculum reform, public procurement, and public goods provision. She has helped design curriculum and trained and assessed primary level teachers, as well as been a part of research experiments at Centre for Economic Research Pakistan (CERP) and the International Growth Centre (IGC). She is committed to working for interdisciplinary research in Pakistan and her areas of interest include gender and urban spaces, the divide between public and private education and governance.

She completed her graduate degree in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and has an undergraduate degree in Economics from LUMS.