Hira Noor holds a master’s degree from the Lahore School of Economics. She has worked with the World Bank as a research assistant on various projects including gender discrimination, poverty, and poor education systems in the rural areas of Pakistan. She also participated in interventions where psychological issues related to low-income female teachers in Pakistan were discussed. Hira has worked with KISAAN, a project that studies the potential for an innovative asset-based microfinance product to incentivize small-holder farmers in Pakistan to adopt innovative technologies and boost productivity. This project was funded by the Institute for Business in Global Context and the Fletcher School at Tufts University. Hira has worked as a teaching associate at the Lahore School of Economics, after which she decided to pursue another master’s degree to have a practical and theoretical knowledge about sustainable development goals. She is the recipient of a Paul and Regina Rogalski Global Affairs Fellowship.