SouthAsiaSourceDec 6, 2022
Top ten takeaways from the 2022 Conference on the Future of the US-Pakistan Relationship
By South Asia Center
The top ten takeaways from the 2022 Conference on the Future of the US-Pakistan Relationship, hosted in in partnership with the Engro Corporation, the University of Lahore, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
ReportOct 3, 2022
Pakistan sees growing culture of innovation amid tech startup boom
By Hamna Tariq and Uzair Younus
A tightening global macro environment coupled with increasing domestic political instability is a cause of concern for the sector, especially the domestic startup economy.
Uzair Younus is the director of the Pakistan Initiative at the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center. He also is the Vice President at The Asia Group, where he advises global companies on developing and executing strategies to align their business strategy with public good needs across South Asia. He also supports companies develop strategic initiatives and communications strategies to credibly increase their reputation in key markets.
He previously served as manager for engagement and strategy at Dhamiri, an innovation firm helping companies align their business competencies with public good needs. He was also a director at Albright Stonebridge Group’s South Asia practice. In this role, he helped clients develop strategies for long-term growth in the region and assess political and economic developments.
Younus regularly publishes articles on South Asian politics and economic issues for the Profit Magazine and Dawn, and has been featured on various news outlets, including Bloomberg, CNN, and CNBC.
Younus has a BS in economics and finance from Bentley University and an MA in law and diplomacy with a concentration in economic policy and South Asia from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He played in the Washington Cricket League and is also a part-time chef.