Abid Sherani; an education reformist, M.Phil Scholar and a social activist, has been working with a number of local & national organizations and consultancies on different positions for the past 5 years. He has experience of working for the education sector, research and women empowerment programs. Belonging from Sherani, Balochistan - for years he has worked with National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) as technical facilitator to Govt School teachers to ensure quality education. He has also worked with Change Through Empowerment (CTE) Balochistan based organization as Project Coordinator to educate the voters, ensure voters registration and raise the voice of voters to minimize their issues related to election. He is also the founder of AWARE- Balochistan, an organization working actively towards vocational trainings & education in Sherani and Zhob area. In November 2016, He joined Alif Ailaan as the Regional Campaign Organizer to invest his efforts in order to facilitate the poor and unprivileged members of the region gain access to education, by involving policymakers, politicians, students, teachers, parents, civil society and media.
In 2014, he worked on out of school children of district Zhob & Sherani. He identified two communities and demanded informal schools from the Federal Ministry of Education which was granted. Secondly, he proposed 60 students for Prime Minister's Youth Skill Development Program (PYSDP) of Zhob & Sherani for vocational trainings which also provided a monthly stipend of Rs. 3000 to the students who were approved. The students are currently enrolled in a training of six months.
Abid holds a Master’s degree in Sociology and is currently enrolled in M.Phil with his research in progress from Balochistan University. Being a student he conducted his Master’s research on “The effects of Tribal Traditions on Girls Education”.