Esther David is the well-loved and well-known author of The Walled City and The Book of Esther.
Sabitri Roy was the author of many novels and short stories, all focusing on the political and social issues of her time.
Shirin Neshat is an internationally acclaimed visual artist from Iran who adapted Women Without Men into a feature film in 2009.
Bishakha Datta is an Indian journalist and filmmaker best known for her work documenting the role of women in Indian society. She also supports or serves on the board of directors of several nonpro
Pushpita Alam is the managing editor of Bengal Lights Books and in charge of the Dhaka Translation Center, both based at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.