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Mehvesh Mumtaz Ahmed

Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society

Mehvesh Mumtaz Ahmed is the research director of the Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society. She has extensive experience in research and analysis across public finance, public policy, and economics in the non-profit and for-profit sectors. She has worked for the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit at the World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the New York City Office of Management and Budget under Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Articles by Mehvesh Mumtaz Ahmed

Money

How Can Asia Boost Philanthropy?

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Wealth in Asia is growing rapidly, but philanthropy has not kept pace. Governments should improve regulation and change tax and fiscal policies to make it easier for Asians and corporations to give in a systematic way. They should also ensure donations can efficiently reach organizations working to meet society’s needs.