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October 10, 2017
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JOB OPENING: Alumni & M&E Lead

Code for Pakistan hiring an “Alumni & M&E Lead” to further strengthen the KP Civic Innovation Fellowship Program. The KP Civic Innovation Program in Peshawar is a 6-month mentored program enabling professionals to work alongside domain experts in government and takes a need finding approach to underline the most pressing problems faced by both government and citizens. The KP Fellowship Program is Code for Pakistan’s flagship […]
October 4, 2017
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JOB OPENING: Open Data Tech Lead

Code for Pakistan hiring an “Open Data Tech Lead” who can develop prototypes and is excited about the use of open data to develop citizen facing apps and solutions. Essentials: Must have solid engineering backend skills. Must have experience in designing and prototyping consumable APIs e.g. for mobile applications. Evangelising APIfication of services a particular government agency is providing. Be passionate about Open Source. Be ready […]
October 2, 2017
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Reflections from APrIGF 2017 (Bangkok)

September 28, 2017
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Hired: Storyteller

UPDATE: This position is no longer open. We have shortlisted potential candidates who are to be interviewed. Code for Pakistan is looking for a Storyteller who can create exciting content for CfP’s website, digital social media platforms and blogs. For this role:   Essentials: Must have a Bachelors or Masters degree in one of the following: English Literature, Linguistics, Social Sciences, Economics, Public administration, Mass Communications and/or […]
July 20, 2017
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Shaping the future

A lifeline for the startup ecosystem in KP Scott Belsky once said, “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” No doubt, possessing an idea is a big asset but making it a reality is what counts. And Pakistan’s current entrepreneurial ecosystem is the true manifestation of why executing ideas is the most crucial part. Last year Pakistan was globally classified as an Emerging Market […]
July 2, 2017
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A step towards digital KPK

Revolutionizing the traffic system in Peshawar Ever been in a gridlock situation? Pressed for time and stuck in traffic, wishing that you knew an alternate route for your destination? Or ever wanted to register a complaint about illegal activities right on the spot? Ever been in need of nearby rescue personnel to overcome any problems that you might be having while travelling? These are just a few […]
May 22, 2017
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KP Civic Innovation Fellowship Program 2017

After a very successful first and second batch, we have launched our 3rd batch of the KP Civic Innovation Fellowship Program 2017. This time the Fellows would be following the tagline of the program “Explore, Innovate, Create and Improve” to develop effective solutions for the public services.
April 6, 2017

CfP’s 4th Anniversary: Spotlight on Nabeha Khan

My journey with CfP started in November 2013 with this first email from Sheba: “Nov 5 2013 Hi Nabeha, It was so nice to chat with you at the brunch on Sunday. Thanks so much for your support and offering to help with Code for Pakistan. I really appreciate it! … Thanks, Sheba” Sheba and I met at a San Francisco Bay Area event to brainstorm […]
March 20, 2017
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Launching the 3rd cycle of the KP Civic Innovation Fellowship Program

The new Government Innovation Lab, Durshal, bustled with energy and zest on the afternoon of 7th March. Government officials, Code for Pakistan and World Bank representatives, mentors, Alumni Fellows and the new batch of Fellows had collected at KP IT Board to launch the third cycle of the KP Civic Innovation Fellowship Program. Since 2014, KP IT Board, Code for Pakistan and the World Bank have […]
February 5, 2017

Open Source Day for Women

Why we organized an Open Source Day for Women (OSDW) Code for Pakistan recently hosted Open Source day For Women at the Habib University campus in Karachi. It was a day-long workshop aimed at increasing women’s participation in the open source community. The open source community is a movement where people all over the world contribute to create and maintain open source software. It denotes software […]