Saba Aslam

Academic Background

BBA (Hons), Marketing, Institute of Business Administration Karachi, Pakistan.

Research Experience

Saba has led various social entrepreneurship projects at the IBA and is the co-founder of the project Khaddee, which provides hand-made khaddar from rural artisans to urban consumers. She has also previously worked at the Network of Organisations Working for People with Disabilities.

She tweets at @SabaAslamm.

Research Interests

Education, health and rural versus urban development.

Reports and Publications at the Collective

  1. Saba Aslam and Sangeetha Rajeesh, LANSA Country Synthesis Brief. January 2019.

  2. Saba Aslam, Towards a new regional agenda: bringing visibility to rural women in South Asia. Collective Blog. January 2019.

  3. Rebecca Pradeilles, Tom Norris, Elaine Ferguson, Haris Gazdar, Sidra Mazhar, Hussain Bux Mallah, Azmat Budhani, Rashid Mehmood, Saba Aslam, Alan Dangour and Elizabeth Allen, Factors associated with catch-up growth in early infancy in rural Pakistan: A longitudinal analysis of the women's work and nutrition study. Maternal and Child Nutrition. November 2018.

  4. Saba Aslam, Women agricultural workers and their rights. Collective Blog. October 2018.

  5. Saba Aslam, Ag-Nutrition Policy: Where are the Women? Collective Blog. November 2017.

    Keywords: Agriculture, Women

  6. Saba Aslam, Connecting Research to Ongoing Debates. Collective Blog. July 2017.

  7. Saba Aslam, Beyond a Shared Language. Collective Blog. May 2017.

  8. Saba Aslam, When the respondents questioned. Collective Blog. June 2016.

  9. Saba Aslam, Caste and I. Collective Blog. February 2016.

Collective Seminars


  1. Saba Aslam and Hussain Bux Mallah, Social Processes and Individual Behaviour: A Qualitative Study of Public Service Delivery in Informally Planned Settlements of Karachi, Collective Seminar 2018-08, 26 Nov 2018.