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APF is a national platform for mobilizing the collective knowledge, resources, and influence of Pakistani Americans, and friends of Pakistan, to strengthen and highlight Pakistani-American civic and political participation in the United States, advance socio-economic development in Pakistan at scale, and foster stronger ties between the peoples of the U.S. and Pakistan.

201

Million People

6th

Largest Population

63%

Under 30 years old

2nd

Largest Youth Market

WHAT’S NEW

Spotlight on Pakistan's First Female String Theorist, Dr. Tasneem Zehra Husain

String theory is a high-level, nuanced theoretical framework that attempts to unify the four forces of the universe. While the idea of study in this area is daunting for many, string…

Spotlight on Surgeon Dr. Nadia Mohyuddin

 Article by Fatimah Alyas Dr. Nadia Mohyuddin is an otolaryngologist based in Houston, Texas, with a BA/MD from the University of Missouri. As the daughter of a…

Spotlight on Community Leader, Nusrat Sohail

Article by Fatimah Alyas Nusrat Sohail launched a nationwide non-profit organization, Women 2 Women Forum, in April 2017 to provide a networking platform for Pakistani-American women.…

APF Cheers on Team Pakistan at the Robot Olympics in DC

Write up by Aleeza Ali APF's Aleeza Ali with Team Pakistan FIRST Global organizes an annual Olympic style robotics tournament that invites high school teams from all over…

Pakathon & Clinical Research Solutions Pakistan

Edited by Katie Rettig Between 2008 - 2013, 2.7M young professionals left Pakistan in search for better career opportunities.  "Brain drain" is a term commonly used to describe the…

EPoD's Data-Driven Research on Education in Pakistan

Article by Tiffany Simon; Edited by Katie Rettig The last couple of decades have seen major efforts to improve education in Pakistan. In the Punjab alone, the government has implemented…

Fundraising Effort for Pakistani McGill University Students

Fazal and Mahmood, two brilliant engineering students at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, come from an impoverished background in Karachi, Pakistan. Their father supports…

"Made in Pakistan" Exhibition at the Alhamra Art Center

The "Made in Pakistan" exhibition at the Alhamra Art Center in Bernardsville, New Jersey, features work from contemporary Pakistani artists such as R.M. Naeem, Zulfiqar Zulfi,…

Seeds of Peace: A New Generation of Leaders

Since 1993, Seeds of Peace has inspired and equipped new generations of leaders in regions of conflict with the relationships, knowledge, and skills needed to effect practical economic,…

MEDIA

Pakistan's First Female String Theorist, Surgeon Restore's Patient's Voice, Women 2 Women Network Launch, Team Pakistan at the Robot Olympics, and More!

String theory is a high-level, nuanced theoretical framework that attempts to unify the four forces of the universe.

APF Fellows Program Finalists in Pakistan

The American Pakistan Foundation is proud to introduce the finalists of the APF Fellows Program.

APF Team Honored By Mayor's Office and More!

The New York City Mayor's Office recognized 41 American Pakistan Foundation team members at the Mayoral Service Recognition Ceremony.

APF's Serve America Campaign Participation Opportunity and Update

APF's "Serve America" campaign launched in New York City and Washington D.C., where team members and volunteers took part in projects at the Food Bank for New York City Community Kitchen and Food Pantry, and the Central Union Mission, respectively.

USAID National Study Participation Opportunity

The National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago (NORC) is conducting a USAID study that aims to understand the interest and capacity of Pakistani-Americans to engage in and impact the future development agenda of Pakistan through investment.

Recovery Fund for Critically Injured Pakistani Columbia University Student, Shariq Jumani

Shariq Jumani, a rising sophomore at Columbia University from Karachi, Pakistan, was struck by a fast-moving car as he crossed the street at the intersection of Riverside Drive and 115th street in New York City.

APF Fellows Program

The American Pakistan Foundation is launching a fellowship program for U.S. based students and professionals who are committed to creating positive socioeconomic change in Pakistan.

Learn Smart Pakistan 2017

The American Pakistan Foundation is proud to serve as a network partner for Learn Smart Pakistan (LSP), a non-profit initiative dedicated to innovative teaching and learning by Knowledge Platform.

APF Chair, Riaz Siddiqi Mentors Start-ups at CIRCLE Women & Business Karachi Chapter Launch

CIRCLE, in partnership with NEST I/O and the U.S.-Pakistan Women's Council, launched the CIRCLE Women & Business Karachi chapter.