Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy


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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Source of Influence: Arts & Culture
Status: Featured in current year

Obaid-Chinoy is an internationally acclaimed journalist, filmmaker and activist. Initially known for her film work highlighting women’s rights, she has gone on to win two Oscars, six Emmy awards, the Livingston Award for Young Journalists and become the first artist to co-chair the World Economic Forum. The Government of Pakistan has honoured her with the Hilal-i-Imtiaz, the second highest civilian honour of the country.