Varda Rasheed, currently working as a Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Research officer for APEX Consulting, holds a Master of Philosophy degree in International Relations from National Defence University and Master of Science in International Relations from Quaid-i-Azam University. Her dissertation focuses on Human Trafficking and Political Economy. She previously worked for South Asian Strategic Stability Institute as a Research Fellow where she was responsible for writing articles, reports and policy papers on global current affairs. She also worked for Asean International and Minorities Rights Watch respectively as a Project Manager. Varda has also been a part of World Merit UK, where she led activities and campaigns for the underprivileged people of Pakistan. Her specific areas of experience include Research, Report Writing, Monitoring and Evaluation and Project Management.