Sehyr Mirza is a journalist and activist based in Lahore. Her areas of expertise include art and literature, human rights, socio-political issues and India-Pakistan peace. Her work has appeared in media outlets such as DAWN, The News International, Viewpoint and Outlook India. She has done journalistic work in USA and India and has to her credit interviews of distinguished progressive writers, thought leaders and intellectuals including Dr Rajmohan Gandhi, William Dalrymple, Shabana Azmi, Shobha De, Vishal Bhardwaj, Gulzar etc Sehyr is the co-founder of Society for Advancement of Makers, Arts and Justice (SAMAAJ), a non-profit organization that works in various traditional and contemporary mediums of arts and communications on projects concerning issues such as conflict, justice, labour, gender and interfaith harmony. As part of the non- profit South Asian Writers and Artists Network (SAWAN), she has participated in organizing literary seminars and events celebrating the work of artists and writers in promoting peace and harmony by harnessing the positive energies of expressive arts. Through these organizations, Sehyr is participating in the mainstream process of peace at the people-to-people level. She is an Indo-Pak peace activist and is part of the Aman Ki Asha social media team. She is also a trained Indian classical musician and has performed at several music events including the most prestigious All Pakistan Music Conference.