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Sabira, is born with a Kashmiri identity. She is a graduate with a Master’s degree in Social Work from Jamia Millia Islamia. Presently, she is a DARC fellow working with Delhi Assembly Research Center. She was earlier working with Professional Assistance for Development Action (PRADAN) where she engaged with tribal communities and women led collectives in the remotest villages of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. She’s trained in capacity building, group work, building and nurturing women led collectives, integrating the intersectionality of gender with respect to natural resource management and strengthening local governance. Her work revolves around rural development with focused interventions on empowering tribal women.
Sabira a woman of feminist beliefs and is ardently inspired by Hazrat Khadeeja’s (PBUH) strong personality. She loves reading non-fiction, enjoys writing and is fiercely in love with travelling for learning and unlearning about people’s culture, food, customs and local practices. Her grit and passion to work for empowering women is something which keeps her going.