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Nameera Ahmed

Regional Lead

Area: Asia (South and Pacific)

Nameera is a specialist in on-the-ground qualitative research about challenging social issues.

As a professional film-maker she communicates these insights through documentary films, which she plans, produces and directs herself. Her broad spectrum of skills gives Nameera many opportunities to come close to the diverse cultures of her region. To communicate the stories and heroes of Pakistan is one of Nameera’s ambitions. She also seeks to be an advocate for women’s rights, education, environmental depletion and healthcare for citizens of rural Pakistan. Her activism is expressed through the environmental, educational, literacy, health and women’s-issue themes of her films, which have been screened in European, Asian and Middle Eastern countries.

With a BA in Graphic Design from Bilkent University, Nameera also has an MA in Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design from Sabanci University. She has lived in Turkey and is currently based in Pakistan. She speaks English, French, Turkish, Urdu, Hindi and Farsi.

Find out more about the films Nameera has produced and directed.

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