Risham Waseem is a digital content creator, documentary filmmaker, and human rights activist based in Lahore, Pakistan. She is the director of Maati TV, Pakistan’s first web TV dedicated towards creating content on civic education, human rights, and cultural diversity. She is also the program director at Interactive Resource Centre, an info media organization creating self-empowerment opportunities for marginalized members of the community through various art-based communication tools. More recently she has also worked as a digital communication strategist for the office of UNHRC, where she designed digital strategies and products for the Special Rapporteur on from of peaceful assembly and association. She is also the co-founder of Documentary Association of Pakistan, an initiative dedicated to promoting the art of documentary films in Pakistan. She has received her BA honors in Film and Television from National College of Arts, Lahore and since then has been part of several documentary productions with a particular focus on human rights. She has also been a Hurford Youth Fellow with the World Movement for Democracy where she designed a web series tackling the hurdles young people face towards being more politically engaged. Risham also has an extensive background in interactive/forum theatre and has been part of a theatre group that has performed on issues of gender-based violence, interfaith harmony and democracy, all over Pakistan.