Sadiqa is a freelance development consultant and founder/Executive Director of Indus Resource Centre (IRC), a non-governmental organization in Pakistan that is dedicated to empowerment and mainstreaming of community-based initiatives at the grassroots level. Sadiqa has participated in and contributed to numerous national and international conferences and carried out consulting assignments on strategic planning for NGO networks, monitoring of programs and projects, and issues related to local bodies. As a member of governance structures of several non-governmental initiatives, she is instrumental in influencing the policies of various organizations and networks.

Sadiqa’s academic background is in Economics and Management and she holds Masters’ degrees in both of these disciplines.