Members’ Coffee: Exploring Roots & Reporting on the Ground in Pakistan

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Thursday, July 19, 2018
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Location
Kaladi Brothers Community Room

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Details:
  • This coffee conversation is limited to 15 participants and is only open to current members of the Alaska World Affairs Council. Please contact Development Director, Linda Shepherd, with any questions about your membership status or to join/renew.
  • Food and beverages are not included with registration. Please plan to arrive prior to 9:00am to purchase your own refreshments.
  • Online registration will close when filled or on July 18th, whichever is soonest. 

Speaker Bio:

Tarhub Asghar is a Pakistani Journalist who earned her MPhil degree in journalism and did her Bachelor’s in Biotechnology and Mass Communication from Forman Christian College, Lahore. Currently, she is associated with a Pakistani media industry and working with a news channel Samaa TV as a correspondent and a blogger. Before Samaa she was associated with express news, where she worked as researcher for a program “Khabardar” (translation required). She also worked with Geo News as researcher and covered local bodies elections 2015 and wrote articles in Jang newspaper on certain issues. She made a radio documentary and drama on social issues. She has the ability to think outside the box, which enables her to look beyond the mundane subject matter and delve deeper in the issues that makes her a good researcher. Her focus of research is mostly on current affairs, politics, women empowerment & rights and conflict resolution especially in Pakistan. She has firsthand experience of covering stories related to terrorism, corruption, politics, health, education and culture. Her ultimate goal is to eradicate corruption to make reforms in different sectors of Pakistan. She enjoys working in team work and possess leadership qualities. She loves travelling and socializing to explore new stories, places and people. Believing, media as an in charge of informing people, accountability, righteousness and equity. She is playing her role as a proverbial watchdog to hold people accountable with power and authority to make things better in Pakistan.

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Must be a current member of AKWorld to participate, contact Linda Shepherd at (907)276-8038 to join/renew.