Naureen is a Cataloguer and Adlib Officer at Ismaili Special Collections Unit. Her work focuses on cataloguing the Khojki and Gujarati material at the IIS. Her responsibilities also include preparing write-ups and organising exhibitions for ISCU along with preparing web galleries for the Unit.
Naureen graduated with a Graduate Diploma in Islamic Studies and Humanities (GPISH) in 2013 with a Master of Arts in Gender Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies. Prior to this, she pursued a BSc (Hons) degree in Social Sciences with a concentration in Anthropology from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Her research projects include ‘an analysis of Jamatkhanas as gendered transnational spaces for Ugandan Ismaili women’ as well as ‘Variations in Gender Roles amongst Indian migrant women in the United Kingdom’. She has also worked as a Co-ordinator at a female Residential College at LUMS as well as an intern at the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in Lahore.