Student Advisory Board

Kashmir Education Initiative formed a Student Advisory Board (SAB) with the idea of bridging the gap between the Board and the scholars. SAB hold biweekly meeting and discussed the various programs that KEI is running and is trying to identify further ways for KEI to facilitate our scholars' paths to success. If you would like to learn more about SAB or get involved, please email


Maheen Akram (Chair person) 

My name is Maheen and I am from Srinagar, Kashmir. I am currently a sophomore in college, majoring in Economics and Political Science. I am a former scholar and have now joined the organization as a student mentor and am also part of the Student Advisory Board. I am looking forward to creating a positive impact on the lives of students like myself through my work with KEI.


Aiman Banday (Vice Chair)

My name is Aiman Banday and I am from Srinagar, Kashmir. I am currently pursuing my Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy, from Srinagar. I am an adventurous person, a voracious reader with immense passion for reading as well as writing poetry. I joined KEI as a scholar, concurrently became a volunteer, later a mentor, and most recently, I have joined the KEI student advisory board as vice chairperson. As a part of the KEI, I aspire to work towards the positive, all-encompassing and ingenious excellence of the KEI family.


Nayeem Peerzada

Myself Nayeem Peerzada resident of Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. I am a Finance Post-Graduate from University of Kashmir. I have work experience in both government & corporate sector. I have a passion for teaching and want to build by career in the same. In addition to this I like volunteering for social causes. I am fortunate enough to be chosen as the Liaison for the Students Advisory Board of KEI. Looking forward to contribute my part in SAB. Thanks



Sheikh Talib Nisar from Baramulla, kashmir. I am currently pursuing CHARTERED ACCOUNTANCY in parallel with Bcom through DU. I am a Dreamer, blogger, perfectionist  and a motivational speaker. I am a part of KEI as a mentor and as a member of SAB. My target as a KEI SAB MEMBER is to carve scholars for a fruitful future.



My name is Tabish Nabi. I live in Sopore, Kashmir. I am an XII standard student of SRM Welkin Sopore.Presently a KEI scholar, I have been nominated as SAB member. I am interested in mathematics and Debating besides I am always partial to help others.I am working with an online forum "Spark" and I have remained a proficient prefect so far.  I am going to extract the maximum of opportunities by being a member SAB.I am Pollyanna about the upcoming plans and going to try my best.



My name is Insha Qazi, I am from Srinagar.Currently I am pursuing my Engineering in Electronics and Communication branch from Kashmir University. Beside doing Engineering my interest lies in painting and currently I am working as illustrationist . So far, I have done two books and really excited for their launch. Through my illustrations, I also want to help promote KEI as KEI has helped me. I am really happy to be part of SAB KEI and look forward to contributing.



My name is Shariq Hussain Shah. I’m a resident of District Pulwama, Kashmir. I am 12th grade student doing my part in Physical Science. I am an active KEI scholar and a little while back joined the Student Advisory Board (SAB) with the aim of helping the KEI scholars to voice their necessities in every possible manner.