An expert in environmental impact assessment, Alaiha Rathore is an environmental management graduate from the National College of Business, Administration, and Economics. Over the years Alaiha has achieved certification in a number of issues relating to the environment, education, and women health from international institutes such as in International Women’s Health & Human Rights from Stanford University, Introduction to Family Engagement in Education from Harvard University, and taken a number of certifications from United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) & Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) in issues relating to Designing Multidimensional Poverty Index and Nature-Based Solution For Sustainable Development.
She has worked with a number of organizations including piloting a project for WWF focused on converting biodegradable waste to natural fertilizers and running active plantation drives throughout Lahore. She is a strong advocate for taking practical approaches to Pakistan’s rising environmental problems. Currently, she is working on a number of projects with the U.S Embassy and The Asia Foundation. She is the First Pakistani female children’s book author working on a project with the European Union, advocating on environmental issues, recycling, and sustainability. Alaiha has also received a Duke of Edinburgh International Award for Young People (Bronze Standard) for Public Services. Currently, Alaiha is a member of many organizations such as Millenimun Campus Network (MCN) where she is getting her training from the United Nation Impact Academy (UNIA) and Global Sustainable Futures She is one of the coordinators from 100 countries. Alaiha Rathore has also been a part of many conferences, she has also served as a Panellist speaker representing Pakistan in a Regional Dialog for Climate Solutions for South Asia held virtually hosted a Sri Lanka, where she spoke about the aspects of the Multi-dimensional Poverty index and how It will and has an impact on the climate change. She has also taken part in many learning opportunities and is currently part of an online course (Social Protection for Sustainable Development) by United Nation System Staff College (UNSSC).