Fellow and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundations Goal Keeper. Samina strongly believes in sustainable social change at institutional level through Public Policy intervention across the policy value chain and by applying Systems Thinking approach. Recipient of APJ Abdul Kalam Award for Innovation in Governance (KIGA) and a TEDx speaker, she is also serving as a Mentor at IIM Bangalore’s non-profit Incubator NSRCEL SOCIAL. She has been listed by ScooNews magazineamong Indias top Education Influencers in 2018. She has also been shortlisted among top 100 Women Transforming India by NITI Aayog and United Nations India. She has previously advised the former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on policies and education matters. With an Engineering degree in Computer Science and MBA from IIM-Bangalore, Samina also possesses over 5 years of corporate experience across US, India and Singapore. Samina is an avid reader and has an enviable collection of books. When time permits she also likes sketching and listening to music.