Motherhood

CONTRIBUTORS

Meet our illustrious contributors who represent the universality of Motherhood 80 cities from 20 different countries around the world. We present our profoundest gratitude to our esteemed and respected contributors who are all busy professionals but hold the same vision as ours and take out the time to write gratis for us and share their knowledge with our readers

Huda Bilal

Huda Bilal is a resident of Toronto, a busy woman in a busy city. A project analyst in the day and a restaurant owner alongside her husband in the night, Huda finds solace in food and travel.

Toronto
Canada

Nael Azhar Haseeb

Nael Azhar Haseeb is a Political Science and Public Administration student at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. In his free time he likes to go on photo walks and practice martial arts.

Ankara
Turkiye

Yusuf Zaman

Yusuf Zaman is a barrister and an entrepreneur, as well as a regular commentator on Pakistani history and politics.

Lahore

Pakistan

Dr Alec Makhoul

Dr Alec Makhoul is a Lebanese Cardiac Anesthesiologist currently working as Senior Registrar at Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group in Al Qassim. He works as part of a very busy Maternity service, providing Anesthesia for IVF procedures, Labor epidurals, and Caesarean sections

Buraidah, Al Qassim
Saudi Arabia

Lynne Blighton

Lynne Blighton is an accredited mental health social worker and author who in 1989 specifically developed a new approach for mental health trademarked as The Fragile Puzzle™. Lynne’s books and an online course for relationships can be found at www.fragilepuzzle.com

Redland City, Queensland
Australia

Fayzan Syed

Fayzan Syed is a resident of Islamabad who keeps himself busy with Keep Trucking and also runs an automobile business. His interest include photography and travelling, especially taking road trips all around the country. 

Islamabad
Pakistan

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Sabih Fahim

Sabih Fahim is a 19-year-old university student at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. He loves reading novels, watching movies, and coding in his spare time. His goal is to become a software engineer.

Arnold, Maryland
USA
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Sidra Khokhar

Sidra is an aspiring architect who is deeply fascinated by the influence of art and literature within the creative industry. She has a particular interest in Landscape Architecture and seeks to investigate its remarkable potential within her motherland.

Islamabad
Pakistan
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Heba Riaz Haroon

Heba is an architectural technologist and a civil engineer, currently working with the NHS in the UK. A first time mom, she frequently travels between the UK and Pakistan.

London
England

Rumana Nabeel

Dr. Rumana Nabeel is presently working as a Medical Officer in a Health Insurance Company in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. She is a proud mother of two children aged 7 and 5.

Abu Dhabi
UAE

Saleha Raza

Saleha Raza has a postgraduate degree in Business Administration. She is a stay-at-home mother of her 5-year-old daughter.

Dallas
USA

Sauleha Kamal

Sauleha Kamal is an undergraduate student at Barnard College, New York.

New York
USA

Abeera Ahmed

An avid reader of books, Abeera Ahmed is an undergraduate student at NUST Business School.

Islamabad
Pakistan

Maria Faheem

Maria Faheem is an undergrad student of Interior Designing at Raffles University, Beijing

Beijing
China

Tayeba Batool

Tayeba is a LUMS graduate who is currently employing her marketing expertise at a Game Development Studio, we.R.play

Islamabad
Pakistan

Suzanne Fernando

Mrs. Suzanne Fernando was the first ever Scottish Cancer Campaigns Ambassador. She herself is a cancer survivor and a mother of two. Suzanne is now a Cervical Cancer Support Group Leader & Ambassador for JCCT.

Ardrossan
Scotland

Omer Aftab

Mr. Omer Aftab has been working as a Development Communications Professional for the past 15 years and is specializing in Campaigning. He is actively involved in the promotion of Breast Cancer Services in Pakistan.

Lahore
Pakistan

Professor Iftikhar Ahmad Jan

FRCS Eng, FRCS ED, FACS, FEBPS, PCPS
Professor Iftikhar Ahmad Jan is a consultant & chief of Pediatric Surgery in Zayed Military Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Abu Dhabi
UAE

Tom Bunn

Tom Bunn, L.C.S.W. is a licensed therapist, retired airline captain, and ex-USAF fighter pilot. This unusual combination made it possible for him to help over 10,000 fearful fliers control anxiety, panic, and claustrophobia when flying. The therapy he developed has now been applied to elevators, tunnels, bridges, MRIs in his prize-winning book Panic Free: The 10-Day Program to End Panic, Anxiety, and Claustrophobia

Newark
USA

Danya Haseeb

A bibliophile who savors Manto and Milton with the same feverish zeal, she finds writing and cooking therapeutic. Her latest venture was the research and script writing for a travelogue documentary. At the same time, she is a fulltime student at NUST Business School.

Islamabad
Pakistan

Dr. Atif Riaz

Dr. Riaz holds an MD in Internal Medicine. He has worked in several fields including health and medical journalism, medical tourism, Telehealth/E-medicine, Hospital management and Patient Care. He has also spent several years doing research on Various Cancers and other clinical specialties.

Lahore
Pakistan

Dr. Noeen Arshad

Dr. Noeen Arshad is a US board certified pediatric dentist and orthodontist. He has been practicing for almost 30 years. He did his undergraduate dental training in Lahore and post graduate specialization from Boston USA and London UK.

Islamabad
Pakistan

Dr. Rezzan Khan

Dr. Rezzan Khan is the Country Representative of Pakistan at the American Overseas Dietetic Association, and a Consultant Nutritionist at Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad.

Islamabad
Pakistan

Emma Hammet

Emma Hammett, founder of First Aid for Life has many years' experience in healthcare, teaching and first aid training. She provides practical and informative first aid training to ensure the skills and confidence to know what to do in an emergency.

London
England

Dr. Sajal Hajra

Dr Sajal Hajra, a dental surgeon by profession, is an enthusiastic and devoted dentist with a clinical experience in paedodontics. She has worked in clinical, academic and research sectors at the undergrad and postgrad level. She has worked in an NGO as a co-executive for the welfare of children.

Karachi
Pakistan

Hena Zuberi

Hena Zuberi a mother of four, is a youth counselor. She practices spiritual parenting guided by her faith. An educator and a former TV news journalist, Hena is currently the editor-in-chief of Muslimmatters.org. She is also the founder of Road to Jannah, a summer camp for young Muslims.

Washington DC
USA

Farrukh Jabeen

FarrukhJabeen is a mother of two kids, a housewife, an Internet junkie and a blogger. She writes about parenting, home management and the Internet on her blog.

Islamabad
Pakistan

Julie Louly

Julie Louly is a sales and marketing veteran with 22 years of experience. She is the Senior Vice President and Managing Director of the BabyPlus Company. The company is a leader in prenatal learning and makes the only patented system of its kind.

West Lafayette, Indiana,
USA

Julie Mountain

Qualified in landscape design, Julie has worked on outdoor learning and play projects for over 18 years, and has a passion for getting children and young people outdoors to experience nature, take risks, develop key competencies, embed learning and of course have fun.

Newcastle Upon Tyne
England

Michele Rosenthal

Award winning blogger, speaker, poet, post-trauma coach, and radio talk show host, Michele Rosenthal inspires and motivates survivors to make the shift from powerless to powerful. She is the author of BEFORE THE WORLD INTRUDED: Conquering the Past and Creating the Future, A Memoir.

Jupiter, Florida
USA

Dr Shree Datta

Miss Shree Dattais a Director at the British Medical Association. She is aspecialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her special interests lie in intrapartum care, cancer screening and medical education. She has previously been involved in projects analyzing the use of cervical cancer screening in India, Bangladesh and Antigua.

London
England

Allison Pedersen RN, MN

Allison Pedersen is a registered nurse working toward her PhD in Nursing at the University of Manitoba, Canada. Her doctoral studies will examine oncology patient navigation. Allison currently works as a breast cancer navigator in Winnipeg. She also volunteers for Pink Ribbon Pakistan providing online educational
support.

Winnipeg
Canada

Shahneez Haseeb

Shahneez Haseeb is the Assistant Editor at Motherhood. She is responsible for collecting articles, as well as proof reading and editing them. Apart from looking after Motherhood, she is pursuing her undergrad studies as a fulltime student and aspires to be an urban designer who would change the landscape of our cities to embrace a beautiful and ecologically friendly identity.

Dubai
UAE

Shireen Gheba Najib

Shireen has been writing for leading national dailies and various magazines as a freelancer, for over twenty two years before founding her forte in blogging. In 2015 she started blogging. As of late, Shireen also started her own Youtube channel where she shares things that she has an interest in.

Islamabad
Pakistan

Lu Hua

Lu Hua is a senior consultant for a group that actively assists enterprises and other organizations in and out of China to participate in the “One Belt and One Road Initiatives” and is currently focusing on the construction of a digitalized Silk Road. Adhering to the concept of “People-to- people and Heart-to-heart”, Lu actively participates in and promotes international cultural exchanges, tourism interaction and public welfare cooperation among OBOR nations.

Beijing
China

Maida Kojic

Maida Kojic-McAndrew, LL.M., lived in Islamabad for 8 years between 2006-2014. She is a mother of three (two of them born in Islamabad) and now lives and works in Vienna, Austria. She has left a part of her heart in Islamabad.

Vienna
Austria

Dania Munib

Dania is currently working at Beaconhouse, teaching English to middle schoolers. She has a postgraduate degree in English. Apart from teaching, Dania is an avid amateur astronomer who loves telescopes.

Almaty
Kyrgyzstan

Sehar Zaman

Seher has been editing magazines before taking a hiatus to start a family. Along with homeschooling her children, she runs a small marble business which occupies most of her time these days.

Islamabad
Pakistan

Haseeb Saulat

A sino aficionado, in love with China and its food and people for the past 3 decades and considers the middle kingdom his second home.

Islamabad
Pakistan

Nida Mahmud

Currently working in the tech-startup industry, Nida is an MPA in Social Justice committed to creating sustainable solutions to complex problems. Nida is personally and professionally motivated by her passion for mitigating social inequality and has worked towards driving change at the grassroots level through knowledge, tools, and technology. Having been both a student and teacher of debate, Nida believes that informed decision-making is the key to true empowerment and hopes to see an enlightened world with access to knowledge for all.

Islamabad
Pakistan

Asmabint Shameem

An avid reader of books, Abeera Ahmed is an undergraduate student at NUST Business School.

Houston
USA