Athar Javaid
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Where do you live?
Herndon VA
Your real name? (No pseudonyms, please)
Athar Javaid
Any fellow Pakistani Alumni living near you?
Yes
Your graduation date?
1962
Your major?
Mechanical & Electrical
What do you do for a living?
Vice President of IT Consultingh Firm near Washington DC
What have you done for your alma mater lately?
Watched NED Alumni activities like San Jose convention earlier this month with interest
Tell us about you:
Born in India 1941
Early schooling in St. Bonaventure School and Noor Mohamed High School in Hyderabad Sind Pakistan
1962 Graduated in Mech & Elect from NED
1966 Earned Masters degree in Systems Engineering from University of Salford in England
Married 1970 Now four kids and four grand kids
Migrated to US in 1987 after many exploratory visits and convincing reasons to choose US as new home.
Despite many issues of global importance that US must address as a super power, I believe US is a great example for human rights, freedom & tolerance.
I see hope for Muslim leadership emerging from US. Muslims in USA are contributing to the values of the society here, practice their faith with a balanced approach and are working to diffuse the lines of division in Muslim World.
What are your hobbies?
I am a founder memeber , a past president and an active participant in UKAA - University of Karachi Alumni Association in Washington D.CAn organisation vying to serve the cause of education in Karachi.
Website:
http://www.ukaa-dc.org
Favorite Music:
Sitar
Middle Eastern Music
Favorite TV Shows:
News & Current Affirs
Sienfeld
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Comment Wall (1 comment)

At 12:39pm on October 5, 2007, Syed Qasim Bukhari said…
Assalam-o-Alaikum Sir
Its really nice to meet an ex-nedian with a gr8 career !! I hope ur advices are gonna help me a lot in future.
Well I ve started a discussion , nwould really love to recieve your comments there.

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