Shireen is the founder of Tara Transform, an organisation committed to building capabilities for a sustainable and thriving nonprofit sector that delivers impactful social programmes. She designed a turnaround strategy of a women’s rights NGO using income generation strategies and proactive donor engagement and effectively ensured the organisation’s sustainability within 6 months.
She continues to serve on leadership and governance structures with the aim of integrating gender into policy, programmes and practices. She is also the Founder Chairperson of Ikhala Women’s Investment Holdings, a vehicle that works to support more women to be financially independent because she recognises economic empowerment as a critical condition for all women and girls to thrive.
Shireen is also a thought leader, having published and contributed to various journals, books, and media since 1999. She is an author, speaker and podcast contributor. Shireen values collaboration and works with others to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.