Aqeela Datoo

Strategic Partnerships Manager

Aqeela serves as the education focal point and will help build intellectual and financial partnerships with donors, organisations and institutions to realise the AKDN education vision and funding priorities.

Aqeela joined the UK office in 2017, after spending three years with AKF India where she led the education programmes, which included designing programmes that raise the quality of public school systems, developing solutions to re-engage adolescent girls in education/employment, designing teacher-training workshops, as well as proposal development and donor management. Aqeela gained an MSc and Ph.D. in Comparative and Internal Education from the University of Oxford.