Andleeb Abbas is one of Pakistan’s most prominent voices for personal and social transformation. She is a member of the core committee of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, or PTI, advising chairman Imran Khan and the other party leaders on major issues including employment, education, and women’s empowerment. She has also served as PTI’s communications director for Punjab, the nation’s largest province.
CareerEarly in her career, she was profoundly influenced by the work of the late Stephen Covey and his insight that mission-driven, purposeful individuals lead meaningful lives, form healthy families, contribute to effective companies and voluntary organizations. As chief executive officer of Franklin Covey Pakistan, Andleeb provides personal coaching and organizational development for the nation’s leading executives and companies. Andleeb is well known as a leading advocate for public awareness and research funding for Thalassemia, a blood disorder that disproportionately affects Pakistanis, and is also a recognized expert on other social issues facing Pakistan. In 2002, Andleeb was the only Pakistani named among the top 30 strategic thinkers in South Asia and as a consequence, she was invited to assist the World Bank in preparing its ten-year strategic plan.
PhilanthropyAndleeb is Vice President of Thalassaemia Society of Pakistan established in 1994, setting up the first thalassaemia center in Pakistan. Thalassaemia Society of Pakistan
- Provide the best care and treatment for children with thalassaemia
- Create awareness about thalassaemia
- Prevention through prenatal diagnosis
As a Lecturer and ColumnistAndleeb’s unmistakably genuine passion for personal and social empowerment makes her a highly sought-after lecturer and columnist. She appears frequently on English- and Urdu-language television and contributes regularly to the Daily Times, Dawn and other leading outlets on a range of social and political issues. She was the guest professor at Pakistan’s leading universities, and she volunteers with nonprofits dedicated to social justice, health care, water and sanitation, and development issues generally. Andleeb’s determination to give voice to Pakistan’s women, young people, and the poor led to the creation of PTI’s ground-breaking Tabdeeli Razakar program, a grassroots “get out the vote” volunteer training program, unprecedented in Pakistani politics, that brought hundreds of thousands of previously marginalized people into the political process.
Political CareerAndleeb Abbas joined PTI in 2008. She was the brain behind the planning, marketing and media management of PTI 30 October 2011 massive rally in Lahore. She has served as
- Head of PTI marketing team
- Director Communications PTI Punjab
- Information Secretary PTI Punjab
- PTI Core Committee
- PTI Strategy Committee
- PTI Central Executive Committee
Awards and Honor
- In 2002 Andleeb was the only Pakistani to be declared as one of the top 30 Strategic Thinkers in the world by the World Bank Washington DC social development department.
- Andleeb was the first Pakistani to become a certified Results Coaching Systems (RCS) Coach which is accredited by International Coaching Federation, the largest worldwide resource for professional coaches.
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