Beena Sarwar

Beena Sarwar is a journalist and documentary filmmaker from Pakistan, focusing on human rights, gender, media, and peace with extensive experience with the print media and television in Pakistan and abroad. She was the founding editor of weekly The News on Sunday, Pakistan, in 1994, has been the OpEd Editor of daily The News, and is Contributing Editor in Pakistan for monthly Himal Southasian, Kathmandu. Since completing her Masters in Television Documentary (Goldsmiths College, University of London, 2001) she has made several documentaries and worked as a producer with Geo Television news, Pakistan's first 24-hour news channel. She was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, where she returned a Fellow at Harvard University's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, working on a book about democratic struggles in Pakistan. 

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