In Gratitude we Celebrate our Women Heroes

In gratitude, and with immense joy, we recognize and celebrate life by telling the stories of some of the most inspiring and courageous women of our time- the women without who our local and global histories(!) can not be complete.

Recognize and Celebrate

A Surrey Woman of Courage
Katheren Szabo, poet/activist/survivor, Surrey CA

Tribute to the Brilliance
Sabeen Mahmud (1975-2015), arts activist/poet/organizer, Karachi PK
Fahmida Riaz (1946-2018), poet/publisher/activist, Karachi PK
Asma Jahangir (1952-2018), lawyer/human rights activist/author, Lahore PK
Madeeha Gauhar (1956-2018), theatre director/producer/actor, Lahore PK
Sarah Suhail, queer feminist activist, Lahore PK

Honor/Cherish the Continuity
Sheema Kermani, dancer/activist/mentor, Karachi PK
Kishwar Naheed, poet/author/organizer, Islamabad PK
Hina Jilani, lawyer/human rights activist, Lahore PK
Huma Safdar, theatre director/producer/actor, Lahore PK
Mukhtar Mai, organizer/leader/survivor, Muzaffargarh PK

Celebrate the (here and) Now
Sunera Thobani, scholar/activist/author, Vancouver CA
Surjeet Kalsey, poet/author/translator, Burnaby CA
Harsha Walia, author/activist/organizer, Vancouver CA
Darshan Mann, theatre actor/activist/organizer, Surrey CA
Deanna Reder, scholar/author/historian, Vancouver CA

We will tell these wonderful stories through our web page, and by producing short informative videos, posters, buttons, a booklet, articles and posts- leading upto the scheduled event in September.

Women Who Named the Unnamed – Pakistani & Local Women Heroes
Saturday, September 28, 2019, 6 – 9 PM
Centre Stage, Surrey City Hall, Surrey BC

Your support is urgently requested. Please do any or all of the following:

Follow the web page (bottom of the Sidebar)
pakistanswomenheroes.wordpress.com

LIKE Facebook page
facebook.com/pakistanswomenheroes

Follow on Twitter
@heroes_pakistan

Donate by contacting us at the link below
pakistanswomenheroes.wordpress.com/contact

For more information
pakistanswomenheroes@gmail.com

We gratefully acknowledge
that we are on the unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen,
Qayqayt and Tsawwassen First Nations.

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