Ms. Tillat formerly worked for the Implementation Support Unit (ISU) Post Crisis Need Assessment (PCNA) as a social sector specialist. Her position involved designing and implementing policy and governance reform initiatives for the Planning and Development Department FATA, to provide a platform for improved public administration. Ms. Tillat was the recipient of an Australian Development Scholarship for a Master in Development Studies from Melbourne University, Australia (2011-2012) and holds a Master degree in psychology. Her work experience with donors like the World Bank, USAID, European Union and UNICEF; government departments such as the FATA Secretariat, educational institutions like Melbourne University and Institute of Management Sciences; and INGOs like International Rescue Committee, Save the Children and Oxfam Australia spans over 10 years. During her Fellowship year she intends to learn skills in policy analyses and implementation in the United States.