Anam is a Quantitative Gender Justice Researcher in the research team at Oxfam GB where she is involved in data analysis and quantitative and qualitative research that challenges gender inequalities and strengthens policy and programming. Informed by feminist economics, she also advises on the different data, methods and tools for effectively mainstreaming gender in all of Oxfam's research.
Prior to joining Oxfam, Anam worked as a Consultant for the World Bank's Social Protection Unit in Pakistan, where she managed the monitoring, research, evaluation and learning work stream for a Federal Social Safety Net Programme targeting poor women. She has also contributed research inputs to several international publications on the MDGs while previously working for the United Nations Development Programme, and carried out independent evaluations of women's socio-economic empowerment, education and governance projects and programmes in Pakistan.
Anam holds an MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies.