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Ms. Sabrina Dawood is Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of The Dawood Foundation (TDF). The Dawood family established TDF in 1961 as a part of its efforts to give back to society through the development of communities with education; to this day, it remains the key philanthropic vehicle of the Group.

Sabrina has a passionate belief in building interactive and inclusive spaces for learning. As a result of her efforts, Dawood Public School (founded in 1983), an institution for primary and secondary education for girls in Karachi, has built a culture that fosters diversity, tolerance, inclusion, and character, while providing education to over 2,500 female students. Sabrina has also led the development of TDF Ghar, a restoration of the 1930s home of Hajiani Hanifa Bai (mother of Group founder Ahmed Dawood) and converted it into a safe space for youth engagement in a manner that preserves Karachi’s heritage and culture. More recently, she has spearheaded the setup of TDF’s MagnifiScience Centre, a first-of-its-kind science museum which promotes science literacy and critical thinking through experiential learning. Since its opening in 2021, TDF’s MagnifiScience Centre has attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors and has received praise from prominent members of society including the President of Pakistan, the diplomatic missions of Spain and France, various government officials, actors, and journalists. These efforts are a culmination of the values advocated by Group Chairman, Hussain Dawood, who believes a strong code of values builds the foundation for effective problem-solving and human prosperity.

Sabrina also has a rich corporate governance journey; in addition to The Dawood Foundation and Dawood Hercules Corporation, she is a Director on the Boards of Dawood Lawrencepur, Engro Corporation, Cyan, Karachi Education Initiative, and Hajiani Hanifabai Memorial Society. She is also a Trustee of Engro Foundation, the philanthropic vehicle for Engro Corporation.

She has a Master’s degree in Medical Anthropology from University College London, and a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Law from London School of Economics.