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Designation:Columnist and Feature Writer

Organization:Jang Group of Publications

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Ms. Faraz is a Journalist, columnist and features, articles, and travelogues writer. She is a first class first position holder in Masters with Urdu literature. She started her career as an editor in entertainment magazine Jassosi digest. She has written many stories, TV dramas and articles on various issues. She is among the pioneers of environmental journalism in Urdu print media in Pakistan. For the last 14 years, she has been writing on environment and development, women and child and health issues in Sunday magazines, Jang. She has appeared on electronic media as an environmental expert and shared researches and insights on the environment and social issues. Documentaries on the oil spill near Karachi coast and marine pollution are marked as the most significant jobs she has done. She is currently writing on social and environmental issues in various publications particularly Daily Jang.

She has won 3 Green Media awards, 2 Green Journalist awards, Environmental Excellence award and Agahi award 2013 as the journalist of year in the Climate change category. She was awarded the Green Journalist award by the former Prime minister of Pakistan Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani in 2009. She holds fellowship for the South Asia Climate Change Award (SACCA) for the year 2013 as an active journalist on climate change issue. She has  visited India to participate in  the 3rd South Asian  Conference  of Sanitation (SACOSAN III) held  in new Delhi  in 2008, visited Turkey to attend the  5th World Water Forum in Istanbul in 2009  and Nepal to participated in Climate change workshop including many other events, workshops and projects.

Ms. Faraz is the founder of Green Media Initiatives a nonprofit organization working for promotion and Strengthening of environmental journalism. She has a firm belief on a new breed of environmental journalists who, provided encouragement and training, can save the globe by working better than before.

                                                                                               (Updated On November 2014)