PLF Lahore 2024

Rumana Husain

Rumana Husain

Rumana Husain is a bilingual writer, educator, and artist. She has been a teacher at the Karachi Grammar School, Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture, and the CAS School, which she also headed. She co-founded the Bookgroup in 1988 for producing children’s books, teachers’ manuals, and trained teachers all over Pakistan. She later worked at the Children’s Museum for Peace and Human Rights as Head Activism & Outreach. From 2020 to October 2023 she worked as Team Leader for Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi’s Pakistan Literacy Project in partnership with Room to Read, for developing high-quality children’s books in Urdu. Rumana is the author of two coffee-table books: ‘Karachiwala – a Subcontinent within a City’, and ‘Street Smart – Professionals on the Street’. She has authored and/or illustrated over 75 children’s books for several publishers. Four of her books won awards in Pakistan, Nepal, and India. She was a co-founding Senior Editor of NuktaArt, an international art magazine, which was published for ten years. Rumana regularly contributes articles to national newspapers and magazines.

For Further Information, Please Contact

Waqas Hameed Bajwa
 Deputy Director Communication and Partnerships
Punjab | North | ICT
Tel: 0518748441 |

Maria Mahmood, Program Manager
Lahore Head Office:
1-A Canal Park, Gulberg II, Lahore
Tel: (+92) (42) 35711107 
Fax: (+92) 42-35711109

Sehrish Farooq, Project Coordinator
Sindh | Balochistan | KPK
Pakistan Learning Festival Secretariat
404, 4th Floor, Ibrahim Trade Centre,
Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi
Mob: (92) (336) 2413806

Pakistan Learning Festival is a social movement founded by the renowned educator-thought leader and activist, Baela Raza Jamil CEO of Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) and co-founded by the internationally and nationally awarded Ameena Saiyid, who headed a multinational corporation and pioneered ‘literature festivals’ in Pakistan; she is the Founder Director of the Adab Festival Pakistan. CLF’s growth is attributed to its open collaboration with numerous private, public, civil society organizations, foundations and development partners. CLF is the first national level largest learning festival with an outreach across Pakistan; it is ITA’s well known flagship program.

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