Sikander Bizenjo

Advisory Council, Karachi Hub, Dawood Hercules Corporation

Co-chair of the Davos Lab (world’s first ever youth recovery report) and member of WEF Global Shapers Advisory Council, Sikander Bizenjo has over a decade of experience in working on complex socio-economic challenges. Currently at Dawood Hercules Corporation in Pakistan, Sikander has previously served at the Ministry of Planning (Govt. of Pakistan) as well as international organisations on advocacy, community mobilisation and engagement.

Bizenjo is the co-founder of BYAC – a youth led campaign to help the marginalised communities in remotest regions of Pakistan. Their campaign has directly supported over 400,000 people in last two years with food supplies, medical equipment, trainings, and awareness sessions. For his work in creating opportunities with limited resources and in some of the most challenging terrains, he was mentioned as ‘one of the seven unsung heroes of the pandemic’ by Microsoft founder Bill Gates in his blog, GatesNotes. He is also the winner of UK Alumni Awards 2021 from Pakistan.

Bizenjo is a passionate advocate of inclusive development that provides equal opportunities to all while keeping people & planet at the heart. He is part of the WEF’s Expert Network and regularly writes for numerous newspapers on inclusive development and has a published paper in a peer-reviewed journal on inclusive education in Pakistan. He tweets as @sikanderbizenjo

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