Farhana Qazi is an author, activist and speaker on women in Kashmir. She advises U.S. policymakers, appears regularly in the media and is a frequent speaker at U.S. government events and international conferences. In recognition of her efforts, Ms. Qazi received the 21st Century Leader Award by The National Committee on American Foreign Policy (NCAFP) in New York and the Distinguished Humanitarian Award from her alma mater in Texas for her work on women in war. She is the author of the forthcoming book, Secrets of the Valley: A Personal Journey to the War in Kashmir Between India and Pakistan, the story of female survivors of war in Kashmir (Pharos, winter 2015). Her second book is a human interest story that explores the women who have changed the way we think about terrorism.
To learn more about her work, visit www.farhanaqazi.com