Ms. Ammara Farooq Malik
IWP Managing Director
Ammara Farooq Malik founded the community platform ‘SEPLAA’ (Seeds of Education, Policy & Legal Awareness Association) in 2004. Since then she has founded the SEPLAA Foundation (2008) and in 2010 founded Impact Seplaa, now Impact World Press since 2018. She is passionate about books, reading, writing and compiling unconventional lessons learnt in the form of books, e-books and publications, for future generations.
She has presented during various forums and conferences in New York, Washington, D.C., Minneapolis, Duhok (Iraq), Colombo and Maldives on peacebuilding, social enterprise development and gap analysis of trade promotion policies, including environment related national and international policies. She is a published researcher and opinion writer with several articles published in The News, Dawn and Express Tribune. Presently she is working on two book projects on women empowerment and social enterprise development in Pakistan.
Ms. Zahra Wyne
Zahra Wyne is part of the management of IWP and is also a founding member of the SEPLAA Foundation. She graduated from Government College of Home Economics, Lahore and gained her professional degree in software engineering at APTECH Institute, Lahore. She has attended courses at LUMS, ICx Seplaa for social enterprise development including sustainable development of enterprises and also participated in an Executive Leadership Development Course at the National School of Public Policy. In 2015 she was selected for the Australia Awards for a short course in ‘Incubation Management’.
Zahra has over eighteen years of experience in education, management, IT and community development. She has been the Project Manager for the Umeed Jawan(USAID) funded project ‘Promoting social entrepreneurship for peacebuilding through IT & Youth Mobilization in South Punjab.’ She regularly contributes in book events and edits books and manuscripts.