Nausheen H. Anwar is Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning in the department of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts at IBA, Karachi. She received her PhD from the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP), Columbia University. Nausheen also holds a MIA from the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University. Her work focuses on the role policymaking and planning processes play in sustaining urban and regional inequality in the production of space/place. She has authored a book: Infrastructure Redux: Crisis, Progress in Industrial Pakistan & Beyond (2015, Palgrave Macmillan), and numerous journal articles and media publications. Nausheen recently co-authored a research report on Gender and Violence in Urban Pakistan funded by a three-year grant from Canada’s International Development Research Center (IDRC).