Board of Directors

Syed Umair Javed

Umair is one of the founding members of Meethi Zindagi. He has an LLM degree in Economic Law and is the Joint Secretary – Ministry of Federal Education. Umair aspires good health and wellbeing for the students of Pakistan that can improve their productivity, thereby reducing the burden on Pakistan’s economy.

Syed Umair Javed

Founding Member & President

Dr. Sana Ajmal

Dr. Sana, has type 1 diabetes and has held various prestigious positions at the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). She has a PhD in Comp. Engineering.  Her passion for the cause and in-depth understanding of the issues faced by people living with diabetes is the driving force behind Meethi Zindagi’s people-centred initiatives.

Dr. Sana Ajmal

Founder & Executive Director

Dr. Amir Qayyum

Dr. Amir is a Professor and Dean of Engineering at Capital University of Sciences and Technology (CUST) Islamabad. He is a member of Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). He is involved in setting up or running quite a few humanitarian causes including Rifah Trust, Ehsaas Trust and Kawish Welfare Trust.

Dr. Amir Qayyum

Director

Dr Aamir Hasan

Dr. Aamir, Associate Dean at Habib Univesity, Karachi, has served in Pakistan Air Force as an Aeronautical Engineer. Specializing in wireless communications with PhD from University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Aamir has a vast experience in organizational programme development and utilizing technology for innovation and growth.

Dr. Aamir Hasan

Director

Muhammad Rizwan Younas

Rizwan Younas is a business development head specializing in telecom. He is the founder of many start-ups in the telecom industry and has a vast experience in organizational development. Rizwan believes that the era of telecom based education and health services is just beginning with endless opportunities.

M. Rizwan Younas

Director

Dr. Momina Mastoor

Dr. Momina Mastoor is an accomplished and dedicated cardiologist based in USA. She graduated from Aga Khan University Medical College in Pakistan before being trained as a cardiologist in USA. She has a vast experience with Congenital Cardiac Disorders and is affiliated with MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Momina Mastoor

Director

Dr. Asim Rashed

Dr. Asim has a PhD degree in Electronics Engineering and is an e-health researcher. He is a founding member of Meethi Zindagi. He believes that technology for assisting in diabetes management and improving access to care can greatly improve life quality. He aspires to develop technology for the purpose.

Dr. Asim Rasheed

Director

Board of Advisors

Arfat Ashraf

Arfat’s hallmark lies in helping organizations develop sustainable fundraising programs that are strategic, growth-oriented and donor-focused. He has helped strengthen the philanthropic core of dozens of organizations across country, including largest of the health institutions and a leading business school.

Arfat Ashraf

Advisor

Dr. Fouzia Moyeen

Consultant Diabetologist and CEO Diabetes Wellness Centre, Dr. Fauzia Moyeen is a founding member of Meethi Zindagi. She is a certified insulin pump trainer and Director Membership at Diabetes Canada. Dr. Fauzia is a protagonist of empowerment of people living with diabetes.

Dr. Fouzia Moyeen

Advisor

Dr. Atif Munir

Dr. Atif Munir is a UK qualified Consultant Diabetologist and Endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine. The Vice President of Pakistan Endocrine Society, he was trained as a DAFNE (dose adjustment for normal eating) doctor, a structured education programme for people with type 1 diabetes in UK.

Dr. Atif Munir

Advisor

Board of Management

Zeba Bakhtiar

Zeba Bakhtiar is a Pakistani film and television actress and director. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in her early 20s. She progressed in her career with the condition and is known as a superstar of the 90s. She is seen an epitome of strength and an inspirational role model for the diabetes community.

Zeba Bakhtiar

Dr. Atif Munir

Dr. Atif Munir is a UK qualified Consultant Diabetologist and Endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine. The Vice President of Pakistan Endocrine Society, he was trained as a DAFNE (dose adjustment for normal eating) doctor, a structured education programme for people with type 1 diabetes in UK.

Dr. Atif Munir

Sania Bilal

Sania Bilal is a Software Engineer and has been working in the technology industry for over 17 years. She specializes in project management and coordination. She believes that technology can be leveraged to increase the outreach  Meethi Zindagi both in terms of raising funds and reaching out to those in need.

Sania Bilal 

Anum Anwar

Living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 4, Anum has an MPhil in Molecular Medicine, with a special research interest in diabetes. Anum is a strong advocate trained by Diabetes Hands Foundation, and the League of DiAthletes. She is a Certified Diabetes Educator and the Peer Leader Manager at Meethi Zindagi.

Anum Anwar

Dr. Alia Zubair

Dr. Alia Zubair is a qualified Histopathologist and a Professor at a private medical college. She also contributes as a Peer leader to Meethi Zindagi. She strongly advocates that the best strategy to tackle type1 diabetes is to delve into its management and learn about ones body responses to various foods through data logging.

Dr. Alia Zubair 

Junaid Khan

He is a retired executive with 40 years of professional experience in Corporate & Board level leadership, operations management, and organizational restructuring. He has hands-on experience in high-tech telecom industry and aviation management with working experience in Pakistan,  Middle East and USA.

Junaid Khan

Salma Mehar

Salma is a consultant Dietitian in London, improving digital intervention in the prevention and management of Type 2 Diabetes. She earned a postgrad diploma in Diabetes from Warwick University & the co-author of first carbohydrate pictorial guide, “Carbs & Cals World Foods Book” for ethnic communities.

Salma Mehar

Peer Leaders and Ambassadors

Anum Anwar

Anum Anwar

Talha Khan

Talha Khan

Fatima Omer

Fatima Omer

Dr. Noman

Dr. Noman

Faisal Mughal

Faisal Mughal

Sobia Aziz

Sobia Aziz

Sadia Arshad

Sadia Arshad

Sobia Sayed

Sobia Sayed

Summaira Hussain

Summaira Hussain

Saira Qamar

Saira Qamar

Muzammil Asif

Muzammil Asif

Liza Shafqat

Liza Shafqat

Amna Akbar

Amna Akbar

Noor us Saba

Noor us Saba