Farzana Yaqoob is one of the world’s leading voices on the Kashmiri conflict, women’s empowerment, climate change mitigation, water management and social security networks. She has also been variously a youth leader, social activist and entrepreneur, minister for social welfare and women’s development in Kashmir, and, if that wasn’t enough, Yaqoob is a mother.

In this Urdu-language event, this inspirational woman will answer questions about her journey navigating political and social spaces as a woman and a mother. We’ll find out what makes her passionate about the work she is doing to improve Kashmiri and global society, and how she balances her role as a mother with her position as one of the most inspirational and tireless women working in international politics today.

About The Speaker

Farzana Yaqoob

Farzana Yaqoob is a forward-thinking social activist and entrepreneur from Azad Jammu and Kashmir. She is considered to be one of the most thought-provoking leaders on issues of conflict, women empowerment and social security network. Farzana makes her voice heard at national and international forums.