Ms. Roshaneh Zafar is the Founder and Managing Director of Kashf Foundation and Chair of Kashf Holdings.
Kashf Foundation is one of Pakistan’s leading MFIs with a focus on providing holistic financial services to women micro entrepreneurs including credit, savings, micro-health, and life insurance, along with financial and business management trainings. Kashf is the only Pakistani MFI to have been Smart certified. Ms. Zafar has been recognized in many forums for her contribution to female economic empowerment and has been the recipient of the Tamgha i Imtiaz (2005), one of Pakistan’s highest civilian awards, the OneWoman Initiative Award (2009) from the US State Department, and the Leadership Award for Economic Empowerment (2010) by Vital Voices. Ms. Zafar holds a Bachelors degree from the Wharton Business School and a Masters degree from Yale University.