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Anam Zakaria

Anam Zakaria is an independent oral historian, researcher, author, and cultural facilitator. She previously led The Citizens Archive of Pakistan's (CAP) Oral History program, conducting hundreds of oral histories with Partition survivors and religious minorities. She frequently writes on issues of conflict and peace in South Asia for various news outlets and peace-building platforms. Zakaria has a degree in international development from McGill University and a certification in counseling with a special interest in trauma and healing in conflict zones. She is a member of the Asia 21 Young Leaders initiative.