Maham Javaid is a journalist from Karachi, Pakistan. She reports on politics surrounding ethnic, religious, and gender minorities, and the stories she can’t tell in black and white are translated into fiction. She is the inaugural winner of the Zeenat Haroon Rashid Writing Prize for Women 2019. Her winning story was published by Eos Magazine at Dawn.com. Her journalistic stories have been published in The Nation, Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera America, Dawn, The News on Sunday, The Diplomat, and Refinery29. Maham is currently a Finberg Fellow at Human Rights Watch in New York City.