Simplifying the complex relationships between paisa, politics and the public

A podcast hosted by Uzair Younus and presented by Tabadlab


Episode 151 – Visa: Digitizing Payments and Promoting Financial Inclusion

In this episode, Uzair talks to Leila Serhan about Visa’s strategy, role, and mission for digitizing payments and promoting financial inclusion in Pakistan. We talk about how the company views Pakistan’s market, what it is doing to have a meaningful impact in the country,...

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Episode 150 – USF: Taking the internet to the last mile

We talk about the role access to the internet can play in transforming Pakistan’s economy, promote inclusion, and really empower those who are on the periphery of Pakistan’s political economy.The Universal Service Fund (USF) has been doing some phenomenal work on this topic, and...

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Episode 149 – Is the US on the brink of another financial crisis?

In this episode, Uzair talks to Dr. Aaron L. Jackson about the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and the strains we are seeing in the US banking sector. We also talk about rising rates, why the Fed is being so aggressive, and the outlook...

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Episode 148 – Bridging the gap between talent and companies

Uzair talks to Usama Nini, co-founder of Qureos, a startup changing how people connect, learn and work. The team is on a mission to accelerate 100 million careers by matching talent to mentors, projects and job opportunities.In this episode, we talk about Usama’s own...

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Uzair Younus

Uzair Younus is a manager at Dhamiri, a strategic innovation firm where he helps clients develop product-society fits and become a genuine force for progress. He also serves as Visiting Senior Policy Analyst for South Asia at the United States Institute of Peace. He was previously a director in the South Asia practice at Albright Stonebridge Group, advising clients on crisis management, market entry, and government relations engagement in the South Asian region.

Uzair frequently writes for Dawn and has been quoted in several publications including Bloomberg and CNBC.

He earned his M.A. in Law and Diplomacy with a concentration in Economic Policy and South Asia from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

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