Maheen Atif holds a Bachelor of Arts in Politics, Economics and Social Thought, with a double concentration in politics and economics from Bard College Berlin. At the Hertie School, she studied public policy with a special focus on health policies, as well as on inequalities in health financing and provision. She has a personal interest in migration policy and the role of migrants and refugees in the policymaking process. During her master’s studies, she worked as a part-time Research Assistant to Professor Mark Hallerberg on a project investigating under what conditions world leaders in health, finance and banking become policymakers. In her free time, she has been volunteering at Berlin-based community projects through Give Something Back to Berlin.
Master's thesis title
Eye health in Pakistan: An inequality analysis of the incidence and uptake of cataract surgery