Turn your minds a source of positivity: Huda Arshad

Huda Arshad is an aspiring teen with a mission to change the world through her literary endeavors.  1. Tell us about yourself I am Huda from Bahawalpur, Pakistan. My age is 15. My book ‘A Deep Ocean’ was published in October 2020 by Auraq publications. I am also the founder of the e-magazine ‘Let’s pen […]

Our youth should enroll themselves in various book clubs: Anabiah Arif

Anabiah Arif, Chief Executive – Book Cafe Official, is on a mission to revive and promote the culture of reading in Pakistan. Read her exclusive interview with Karvan.org where she discusses her literary ventures and how she became a bibliophile.  1. What is the story behind the Book Cafe Official.Pk? Being an avid reader since […]

Be vigilant about your decisions and vision: Rehan Khan

1. What is the mission of Careermap.pk and how can one use its services? At Career Map, we aim to help people identify the missing ingredients and provide resources to help them achieve their career goals. Career Map is a tool that helps people validate their progress toward their career goals. It compares the user […]

You cannot compare your milestones with others: Annam Lodhi

Annam Lodhi is an Islamabad-based journalist with half a decade worth of experience in Pakistan. She received the prestigious AGAHI Award ‘Journalist of the Year 2020 Reporting on Data Journalism 2020.” 1. Tell us about yourself? I was born and raised in the UAE and moved to Lahore, Pakistan in 2011, to pursue my undergraduate degree […]

Age is not a barrier in writing or publishing: Soniah Kamal

Soniah Kamal is an award-winning novelist, essayist, and public speaker. Her recent novel, Unmarriageable, is a Financial Times Readers’ Best Book of 2019, a 2019 Book All Georgians Should Read, and shortlisted for the 2020 Townsend Prize for Fiction. Her debut novel, An Isolated Incident, was a finalist for the KLF French Fiction Prize and […]

Become life-long learners: Rumana Husain

Rumana Husain is the author of two coffee-table books ‘Karachiwala – a Subcontinent within a City’ and ‘Street Smart – Professionals on the Street’. She co-founded NuktaArt – a bi-annual art magazine, and was its Senior Editor. She talks to Karvan in this exclusive interview regarding her life, career and her passion to add value children’s […]

“Our mission is to bridge the gap between legal education and practice”: Nida Usman Chaudhary,

Nida Usman Chaudhary, Founder, Lahore Education and Research Network (LEARN) and Women in Law Initiative Pakistan talks to Karvan about how she established LEARN and the challenges human rights advocates have to face. She is also Chairperson, Gender Equality and Diversity Committee LHCBA 2018-19 and Country Ambassador to Pakistan – Alliance for Equality in Dispute Resolution. 1. What inspired you […]

I believe everybody has a story to tell: Nadya A.R

Nadya A.R, author of “Invisible Ties” shares her writing journey. She talks about Pakistan’s publishing industry and gives important pieces of advice to aspiring writers in this exclusive interview with Karvan.org 1. Since when did you start writing? I think my story as a writer began when I started writing my diary. It was probably […]

“Art is a journey of continuous self-exploration”: Obaid ur Rahman

Obaid ur Rahman is the first 3D / anamorphic artist in Pakistan. He shares his creative journey in this exclusive interview with Karvan.   1. Tell us about yourself I am a Karachi based self-taught 3D/Anamorphic artist and muralist. I am the pioneer of 3D / anamorphic art in Pakistan. I have worked on various domestic […]