Haleema Zia has done a MS in Management Sciences from Riphah International University, Islamabad. She has more than 8 years of professional experience working with the development sector in government, national and international organizations. She is an IFRC certified YABC (Youth as Agents of Behavioral Change) peer educator/ trainer. She has been associated with counter terrorism field since 2014. She is currently working as an independent researcher in the fields of counter terrorism and management sciences. She is also working as an opinion writer with Eurasia Review, Strafasia and Global Village Space. She is a cyber security enthusiast and working on hybrid warfare and cyber security management in order to spread awareness and help policy makers & practitioners to counter the menace of terrorism. She is a researcher at Global Foundation for Cyber Studies and Research, USA.