Board of Directors

Abdul Basit Khan

An Environmental Specialist, Consultant & Technical Advisor engaged with government, and donor funding agencies, having expertise in Policy Planning & Development, Sustainability, Climate Change, Health and Education. Working for Diabetes Peer Support, Awareness & Access to Insulin since 2018.

Abdul Basit Khan

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

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

Samra Jabeen

Samra Jabeen is a high school teacher. She has a master’s degree in computer engineering.  Samra, with her years of experience with research and teaching teen age students, she believes that these young minds should be educated about the condition in a way that is scalable, based on technology and grounded in research.

Samra Jabeen

Director

Board of Advisors

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

M Jehanzeb Shahid

Experienced ICT Project Management Executive in technical & managerial roles, specializing in ICT R&D, Monitoring, Evaluation, & Execution Management of Grants. Holds degrees in Engineering Management, Business Administration, & Electronics Engineering.

Muhammad Jehanzeb Shahid

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

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

Saira Qamar

Saira Qamar is Computer Systems Engineer. She worked in a local Web development company. She has been teaching in a prestigious educational institute. However, she choose to stay at home, especially after her two kids, who got diagnosed with type1 diabetes. She is associated with Meethi Zindagi since 2019.

Saira Qamar

Peer Leaders in 2022

Living with type 2 diabetes

Pakeeza Awan

Living with type 1 diabetes

Hubban Khan

Living with type 1 diabetes

Fatima Omer

Living with type 2 diabetes

Noor Us Saba

Living with type 1 diabetes

Minahil Awan

Living with type 1 diabetes

Sobia Aziz

Living with type 1 diabetes

Saira Aslam

Living with type 1 diabetes

Maryam Khan

Living with type 1 diabetes

Zuhad Munawar

Living with type 2 diabetes

Raja Waqar

Living with type 2 diabetes

Shakir Manzoor

Living with type 1 diabetes

Ayesha Noor

Living with type 1 diabetes

Albar Wahab

Living with type 1 diabetes

Maira Butt

Living with type 2 diabetes

Jamshed Badshah

Living with type 1 diabetes

Wania Sadiq

Living with type 1 diabetes

Sobia Aziz

Peer Leaders Alumni

Living with type 1 diabetes

Anum Anwar

Living with type 1 diabetes

Talha Khan

Living with type 1 diabetes

Dr. Noman

Living with type 1 diabetes

Faisal Mughal

Living with type 1 diabetes

Sadia Arshad

Living with type 1 diabetes

Liza Shafqat

Mother of type 1

Amna Akbar

Living with type 1 diabetes

Sobia Sayed

Living with type 1 diabetes

Summaira Hussain

Living with type 1 diabetes

Umair Ashraf

Living with type 1 diabetes

Muzammil Asif