Ms. Saira Shah Halim
Saira Shah Halim is an educator,writer and poet, theatre personality,corporate trainer and a social
activist who’s actively involved with causes such as gender equality,justice and women’s
She’s regularly seen on national television as a social and
political commentator. She is also an Executive Committee member of West Bengal Federation of
United Nations Association.
She’s a recipient of the Agha Hashr Kashmiri Award for her contribution to theatre at the International Kolkata Book Fair in 2014
She has also been a columnist with Femina Bangla on Etiquette and grooming.
Her works have been published in various anthologies.
This year she has been an invited speaker and a delegate at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Fest.Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet,Sampark Literary Fest,The Edutainment Show-Speaker for Delhi and Kolkata Summit besides other national and International Summits.
Her film ‘Ek Khaas Aadmi’ was premiered on NDTV Talkies and can be viewed on youtube
She’s also a motivatational speaker,a behavioural and leadership trainer as well as a life coach who’s conducted a no of workshops for different organisations across India and abroad.
As a popular culturist she regularly hosts events and book launches across the country.
She is also a founding member of ‘poetry paradigm’ a poetry group that has done pioneering work in the revival of poetry.
Saira has travelled the length and breadth of the country and travelled extensively across the world growing up as an army officers daughter,she now resides in Kolkata with her husband and two young daughters and likes to believe that she is a ‘global citizen’.
For reference :