Hira holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Finance from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, and was the Gold Medalist of her batch. She received a Merit Scholarship at IBA in recognition of her place on the Dean’s List. She has cleared the CFA Level 1 and FRM Level 1 exams and is now preparing for the subsequent levels. Hira is also the APAC Regional Winner of the CFA Institute’s Ethics Challenge 2020.
She has previously interned at KPMG in Deal Advisory, and has experience in advisory, equity research, global investments and legal consulting through various internships. She has also been the Public Relations manager of a social enterprise focused on women empowerment.
Deeply interested in community development and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, Hira was the President of the IBA Chapter of the United Nations Association of Pakistan (UNAP). She now holds a volunteer position at UNAP where she assists in various projects related to climate change, education, and policy advocacy. In her spare time, Hira plays table tennis, reads and tries to learn Turkish.