A dentist practicing in Karachi, Pakistan. He graduated with a dental degree (BDS) from de’Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore and then proceeded to Saint Louis University for a Masters Degree (MSc) in the field of Orthodontics (Braces) he later went for an extensive study at the University of Pennsylvania for a certificate in Endodontics (Root Canals).  Dr. Alvi is now presently presently practicing at the Alvi Dental Hospital in Karachi.  Awab is a prolific blogger and activist and also a TED Fellow. He blogs at his personal blog.