Anam Zakaria (Class of 2018)
Anam Zakaria is a development professional with a career spanning 10 years in roles of senior leadership. Anam has worked as the Director of Projects at The Citizens Archive of Pakistan. Anam launched and led CAP’s flagship program titled, ‘Oral History Project in Lahore’ where she conducted numerous interviews with the Partition generation and religious minorities in the country. Anam has also served as the Director of Engagement at the Association for the Development of Pakistan (ADP) playing a key role in developing ADP’s strategy in the education sector.
Anam is an oral historian, published author and freelance journalist with several years of research and writing experience under her belt. She has Published dozens of journalistic articles, opinion pieces, interviews and political commentary in a range of publications including New York Times, Al Jazeera, The Hill Times Ottawa, The Scroll, The Wire, and The Dawn. She has authored three books including The Footprints of Partition which won the 2017 KLF-German Peace Prize. Anam is also a CPCAB UK certified counsellor with experience of working with youth and adults.