SASI Supporter of ‘Women Who Named the Unnamed’ Event at Surrey City Hall

The SASI supported Surrey Muse Arts Society’s event titled ‘Women Who Named the Unnamed’ on September 28, 2019. The evening’s program was a three-hour stage show recognizing 15 distinguished women from Pakistan, Surrey, and Vancouver, who have each made substantial contributions to the development of communities through literature, art, scholarship, and activism.

This included lawyers and leading activists Asma Jahangir and Hina Jilani, feminist poets Fahmida Riaz and Kishwar Naheed, theatre professionals Madeeha Gauhar and Huma Safdar, Queer feminist Sarah Suhail and gang-rape survivor Mukhtar Mai, scholar/educator Sunera Thobani, author/activist Harsha Walia, Punjabi poet Surjeet Kalsey, theatre actor Darshan Maan, and Indigenous scholar/historian Deanna Reder.