Rumana Husain is a Karachi-based writer, artist, and educator. She is the author of two acclaimed coffee-table books: ‘Karachiwala—a Subcontinent within a City’ about Karachi’s diverse communities, and ‘Street Smart—Professionals on the Street’. Moreover, she has authored/illustrated over 65 children’s books for several publishers, including the Oxford University Press, and has won awards for four of her books in Pakistan, Nepal, and India. She is also a regular contributor to national newspapers and magazines. Rumana is an honorary advisor on the board of the Pakistan Learning Festival, Founder and honorary Executive Committee member of the Society for I Am Karachi, and of the International Public Art Festival (IPAF), and is the honorary General Secretary of the Karachi Conference Foundation.