Baela Raza Jamil is the CEO of Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) centre for education and consciousness. She is the Founder of the Pakistan Learning Festival (PLF) holding the Children’s and the Teachers’ Learning Festivals . She leads the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) Pakistan the most popular foundational learning assessment. Baela spearheads nationwide social movements for education and learning reforms, foundational learning, research and innovations in Early Years, Girls Education 2nd Chance Programs for education life skills and Livelihoods and learning recovery in emergencies. She serves on government federal and provincial boards and is a sub-convenor of the Steering Committee on Education, at the Federal Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives /Planning Commission.
Baela is a Commissioner of the Education Commission and serves on the UNESCO IBE Council in Geneva. She is a member of the Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE), Delivery Board, Yidan Prize Foundation Advisory Committee and Director People’s Action for Learning (PAL) Network Board. She is the Managing Trustee of Sanjan Nagar Public Education trust (SNPET)