Uzma Altaf is working with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as a Gender Specialist (Consultant) since 2011. Based at the Pakistan Resident Mission Islamabad, she has provided technical assistance for mainstreaming gender in various projects and programs in the Central and West Asia Region in some of the key developing member countries (DMCs) of ADB including Pakistan, Azerbaijan and Afghanistan. She holds a masters’ degree in Public Administration and Public Policy and Management and has been a Commonwealth scholar of the UK Government.
She possesses more than 20 years of experience in social development and gender mainstreaming. Prior to joining ADB, she has worked for various international and national non-governmental organizations.