Aysha Baqir

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Aysha grew up in Pakistan. Graduating as valedictorian of her class, she won a scholarship to Mount Holyoke College, where she studied International Relations. Her time in college sparked a passion for economic development, and upon her return to Pakistan, she saw that the poor needed access to economic resources and networks before they could voice their demands for social justice.

In 1998, armed with an MBA, she founded a pioneering not for profit economic development organization, Kaarvan Crafts Foundation, focused on poverty alleviation through the provision of business development and market-focused trainings for girls and women. In 2013 she relocated to Singapore. She is on the Board of Kaarvan Crafts Foundation, an Ashoka Fellow and
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Why did I write Beyond the Fields

Beyond the Fields is story is about rape, resilience, and reclaiming honor. It is a story about a young village girl called Zara. Zara has dreams, she want to study, and wants to become some one important. She is carefree, she loves kairis so she disobeys her other to steal into the orchard to eat them. And then on one ordinary day, Zara’s twin sister – the one she is closest to in the whole wi... Read more of this blog post »
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