Aliya Iqbal Naqvi

Aliya Iqbal-Naqvi is Faculty for History at the Department of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts at IBA Karachi, where she also oversees the senior thesis research programme. She previously headed the Liberal Arts Program at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture. Ms. Iqbal-Naqvi holds a BA and two MA degrees from Harvard University in the US, and is in the process of completing her Ph.D. from the same institution in the field of Indo-Muslim Civilizations. In addition to her academic career, Ms. Iqbal-Naqvi also works in the social sector: she is a founder-member of “The Karachi Conference Foundation” which showcases cutting edge research on all aspects of the city of Karachi at an annual conference; she is a Director on the Board of Greenstar Social Marketing, Pakistan’s largest non-profit organization working in the fields of family and reproductive health; and she serves as a Trustee of the Nasra School Education Trust.