Moniza Inam. Senior Sub-Editor and Coordinator, Daily Dawn, Karachi. As a writer and editor Moniza has focused on tough issues concerning human rights, distributive justice and women’s equality. She wants to examine the issue of women and jobs, given their relatively low participation in Pakistan’s workforce. She hopes to draw insights from the experience of women in Singapore.
Veengas Mangi. Sub-Editor & Political writer at Daily Ibrat Newspaper. She has been writing on the challenges faced by non-Muslims, including Hindu girls. In Singapore she wants to write about freedom of expression violations in the name of religion and state sovereignty.
Freeha Sultan. Freelancer with major English dailies, The Nation and The News. Stepped into advocacy and communication work on issues such as violence on women, breast cancer awareness and provision of social security to South Asian labourers. Project: How media especially social media can be effectively used for community development.
Raza Ali. News Editor of Ibrat Daily (Sindhi), Sindh province. Starting a new magazine for his company. Also a lawyer involved in human rights work. Wants to study the role of journalism in democratic society.
Syed Murtaza Razvi. Magazines editor at Dawn Media Group (English), Karachi. Plans to research role of print media in Pakistan.