Kishwar Naheed

Ms. Kishwar Naheed, a prolific feminist poet of national and international repute as a Masters in Economics from the University of Punjab. She retired as senior official of the Ministry of Information and has over four decades of experience in management and financial matters. She is a publicist, columnist, media person, a creative writer with experience of writing film scripts, documentation, and editing books/magazines with many publications to her credit, several of which, have been translated into English. She is on the Board of Directors of National Rural Support Programme (NRSP). She is Coordinator of Hawwa Crafts Associates. Ms. Kishwar Naheed has been a recipient of numerous prestigious awards including Government’s civil award, Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 2000, and was one of the 1000 women nominated world-wide for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005.