MPS Class of 2024, Global Development
- Grand challenge: Adaptation to climate change using indigenous and local knowledge
- Where she calls home: Islamabad, Pakistan
- Connect: ta389 [at] cornell.edu | Twitter
Tabindah Anwar is a Master of Professional Studies student in Global Development at Cornell University. The focus of her program is International Environmental Management and Climate Change. She is interested in researching how indigenous and local knowledge can advise climate policies on adaptation, especially in a context of a developing country.
Ms. Anwar holds over seven years of experience in the development sector, including working with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Pakistan, where she led UNDP’s Flood Response Communications Strategy after the 2022 floods in Pakistan, along with providing on-ground communications support for the International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan in Geneva. Through her work at UNDP, she has voiced climate concerns of local communities in Pakistan, and also worked on documenting indigenous and local solutions to climate change and environmental resources. Ms. Anwar also holds the Fulbright Scholarship for her education at Cornell University.