Bina Shah - Author of A Season of Martyrs - Bina Shah has recently become a regular contributor to The International New York Times. She is a Pakistani writer who is a frequent guest on the BBC. She has contributed essays to Granta, The Independent, and The Guardian and writes a monthly column for Dawn, the top English-language newspaper in Pakistan.
Zaibunissa Hamidullah 1921-2000 by Doc Kazi, via Flickr Zaibunnissa Hamidullah was a pioneer amongst women journalists of South Asia. A column writer for English newspapers, including Dawn, Zaibunnissa launched Pakistan's first woman's weekly in English, The Mirror.