Educational Qualification(s):
M.S.W, Jamia Millia Islamia
B.A. Political Science (Hons), Kamala Nehru College, University of Delhi

Full-Time Work Experience: 2 years 1 month

Previously Associated Organisation(s):
Child Welfare Officer, TARA Child Protection and Empowerment
Intern, Shakti Shalini
Intern, Mobile Creches

Significant Life, Organisational Experience(s):
After her class 10th board exams, Zuha accompanied her mother to an NGO where her mother volunteered as a teacher. It was her first ever time, witnessing women and girls being taught and engaged in vocational training.With a dream of becoming an interior designer, years later, while deciding for her next course of study, she found herself recalling her first experience in the social sector. She pursued social work, where the curriculum and practice gave her insights into the social issues plaguing India.

Zuha’s exposure to community work helped her observe the community dynamics and culture. Her curiosity and sensitivity towards women and children issues heightened during this period. She joined an organisation working for vulnerable children. Zuha witnessed the discrimination vulnerable children faced while accessing education. Through her efforts, Zuha was able to get 8 children mainstreamed in public schools of Delhi and helped them secure a good future for themselves.

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