Amber Rahim Shamsi
Amber Rahim Shamsi is Director, Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA). Ms Shamsi is an award-winning multi-media journalist, political commentator, and free speech advocate, with wide-ranging experience in television, radio, online and the print media. She is also an International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP) and an International Centre for Excellence in Journalism (ICFJ) Digital fellow. Ms Shamsi has participated thrice in the Jinnah Institute’s India-Pakistan Track II Chaophraya Dialogue. She has hosted three news and current affairs shows on mainstream Pakistani news channels and continues to appear on international and national television channels as a political analyst. She was a bilingual reporter for the BBC World Service, where her work largely focused on human rights. She has also written four research reports and training manuals on women in the media, gender, and conflict reporting. She is a certified e-trainer and is on the advisory board of the Pakistan Press Foundation, a media development organisation.