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Samra Zafar
Author, Speaker, Human Rights Advocate, Social Entrepreneur; Director
Samra Zafar Inc.; BMO Bank of Montreal

Samra Zafar is an award-winning speaker, bestselling author, and human rights advocate. Her book, A Good Wife, based on her personal story of escaping gender-based oppression to pursue her education, became an instant national bestseller and is to be adapted to a TV series. She serves as a Governor for University of Toronto, and a Celebrated Ambassador for Plan International.  Her work has been featured extensively in global media, and earned her many major awards, including a 2019 Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award.