Ava Ardeshir Cowasjee

Ava Cowasjee is a renowned philanthropist and trustee of the Cowasjee Foundation and Vice Chairman of Sindh SOS Villages, which runs the largest boarding and lodging school program for vulnerable and orphaned children in Pakistan . She is also Honorary Secretary of the Friends of Lady Dufferin Foundation Trust Hospital, which is the largest non-profit health facility for women and children in Pakistan.

Cowasjee is also a partner in Cowasjee Shipping and still holds the honour of being the first woman elected to the office of Chairperson of the Pakistan Shipping Association.