APF Leadership Council

 
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We facilitate relationships, collaborations, and learning opportunities between established professionals and rising leaders dedicated to the APF mission.
— Shamila Chaudhary, APF President
 

About

The American Pakistan Foundation Leadership Council (APF-LC) serves as a brain trust of trusted advisors who guide and shape the APF mission and foster cross-disciplinary dialogue and action on issues important to APF.

For more information about membership in APF-LC, please contact Jonathan Pearl, Assistant to the President.

Honorary Co-Chairs

The Leadership Council is led by APF President Shamila N. Chaudhary and the following Honorary Co-Chairs:

 

Aakif Ahmed

Convergence Center for Policy Resolution

Aakif Ahmad is co-founder of Convergence Center for Policy Resolution, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting dialogue and solving problems across the political divide on issues of national importance. He is President of the Washington, DC chapter of the Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs of North America (OPEN).

 

Vali Nasr

Johns Hopkins SAIS

Vali Nasr is a Middle East scholar, foreign policy adviser, and commentator on international relations. He served as the 8th Dean of Johns Hopkins SAIS from 2012 - 2019. He was previously professor of international politics at Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and from 2009 to 2011 served as senior adviser on Afghanistan and Pakistan to Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke at the U.S. Department of State.

 
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Ambassador Robin L. Raphel

Center for Strategic and International Studies

As a career Foreign Service officer, Ambassador Robin R. Raphel worked for nearly 40 years at the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Agency for International Development, and U.S. Department of Defense. She served as assistant secretary of state for South Asia, ambassador to Tunisia, vice president of the National Defense University, and deputy special inspector general for Iraq reconstruction. She managed development assistance to Pakistan under the late Ambassador Richard Holbrooke.

 

APF-LC Members

 
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Photographer + Graphic Designer

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Clifford Chance

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Oxford University

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Johns Hopkins SAIS

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Muse District

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DevTech Systems, Inc.

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University of Houston

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Georgetown University

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Planned Parenthood

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Yale School of Medicine

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American Pakistan Foundation

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American Pakistan Foundation

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2019 APF Fellow

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Global Fund for Children

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Developments in Literacy

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Ernst & Young

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Cato Institute

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EcoEnergy Finance

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Columbia University

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Procter & Gamble

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Invest2Innovate

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Stanford University

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OPEN Houston

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Hassan Saeed

American Pakistan Foundation

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U.S. Department of State

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The Atlantic Council

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Center for Strategic and International Studies

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American Pakistan Foundation

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Artist + Curator

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Albright Stonebridge Group