Nadia Jamil is one of the very talented actresses Pakistan has ever got. Apart from picking acting on television, she has been attached to Pakistani theater as well. But this is not all about her. Nadia has been very socially active especially with children and education. She has been seriously working for the programmes of education promotion; hence she is an Ambassador for Children's Literature Festival. She is a great story teller and that is her main lead at the Festival.
Dr. Aarfa Sayida Zehra
Arfa Sayeda Zehra has been a Professor for over forty years and has been intimately associated with issues dealing with women's education and empowerment. She continues to teach as visiting faculty. Presently, Dr. Arfa serves as Chair of the National Commission on the Status of Women, Government of Pakistan. This puts her at the center of discussions about socio-cultural issues in national and international policies that focus on the empowerment of women. Dr. Zehra got her doctorate in History from the University of Hawai'i in 1983 and was a fellow at the East-West Center between 1978 and 1983. She is a member of the Law and Justice Commission of Pakistan, a Federal Government institution, established under an Ordinance (XIV) of 1979. The Commission is headed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan and comprises 12 other members.