Naeha Rashid has worked in the fields of technology policy, financial inclusion, and social entrepreneurship for the last several years. She is passionate about leveraging technology solutions to improve the quality and character of people’s lives. While a 2019–20 digital governance fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center, Naeha analyzed issues related to technology and innovation in government.
Previously, Naeha worked for CGAP—a member of the World Bank Group—leading her team’s work in Pakistan to catalyze innovation and scaling of digital financial services. She was also a core member of the start-up team for Karandaaz Pakistan, an organization funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Naeha holds a Master in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School and undergraduate dual degrees in International Development (honors) and Economics from McGill University.
Imagine a world in which online forms for interacting with governments are pre-completed with all the correct information, or where governments automatically initiate services—say sending you a baby bonus check after your child is born—without any forms or requests at all. Further, imagine that this user-centric approach actually streamlines internal government processes and creates savings... read more