AUTHORS & SPEAKERS

Aysha Baqir

Aysha Baqir

Pakistan - Singapore

Aysha graduated as a valedictorian of her class, and won a scholarship to Mount Holyoke College where she studied international relations and economic development.  In 1998, she founded Kaarvan Crafts Foundation with the objective to alleviate poverty. In 2013 she relocated to Singapore where she began to write Beyond the Fields. She is an Ashoka Fellow, and member of the Singapore Writer’s Group.

Photo credit: DWerkz by Diana J

Aysha Baqir is featured in the following SWF event(s):

Coming of Age in Conflict

3 Nov, Sun 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
National Gallery Singapore, Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium
Festival Pass Event

Women, Economy and Power

9 Nov, Sat 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Arts House, Chamber
Festival Pass Event