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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

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Pakistani Journalist & Filmmaker; Activist and Founder of the Citizens Archive of Pakistan

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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Biography

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is a two-time Academy Award and Emmy Award winning documentary filmmaker. In the past 16 years, she has made a dozen multi-award winning films in over 10 countries around the world. Her films include Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, Song of Lahore, Saving Face, Peace Keepers, Transgenders: Pakistan’s Open Secret and Pakistan’s Taliban Generation. Her work has aired on channels spanning 4 continents including, HBO, CNN, PBS, Channel 4, CBC, Arte, SBS and the Discovery channel.

In 2012, Time Magazine included Sharmeen in their annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. That same year the Pakistan Government awarded her with highest civil honor “Hilal -e–Imtiaz”. In 2013, the Canadian government awarded her a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her work in the field of documentary films and the World Economic Forum honored her with a Crystal Award at their annual summit in Davos.

In 2017, Sharmeen was the first artist ever to co-chair the “World Economic Forum” at Davos. Born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan, Sharmeen received a bachelor’s degree from Smith College and two masters’ degrees from Stanford University.

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    Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy generally travels from New York, NY, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Biography

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is a two-time Academy Award and Emmy Award winning documentary filmmaker. In the past 16 years, she has made a dozen multi-award winning films in over 10 countries around the world. Her films include Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, Song of Lahore, Saving Face, Peace Keepers, Transgenders: Pakistan’s Open Secret and Pakistan’s Taliban Generation. Her work has aired on channels spanning 4 continents including, HBO, CNN, PBS, Channel 4, CBC, Arte, SBS and the Discovery channel.

In 2012, Time Magazine included Sharmeen in their annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. That same year the Pakistan Government awarded her with highest civil honor “Hilal -e–Imtiaz”. In 2013, the Canadian government awarded her a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her work in the field of documentary films and the World Economic Forum honored her with a Crystal Award at their annual summit in Davos.

In 2017, Sharmeen was the first artist ever to co-chair the “World Economic Forum” at Davos. Born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan, Sharmeen received a bachelor’s degree from Smith College and two masters’ degrees from Stanford University.

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Videos

  • Beyond The Oscars — A Conversation With Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
    Oscar-winning filmmaker, Asia 21 Young Leader, and Asia Game Changer Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy discusses ...
  • Davos 2017
    Join a conversation between leading filmmakers Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy from Pakistan and Karan Johar from India on their journeys as artists in the...
  • Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy Oscars acceptance speech 2016
    Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy becomes the first Pakistani who win Oscar Award Two times.

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  • How do I book Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

    Speaking fees for Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy are $10,000 - $20,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy speak about?

    Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Arts & Humanities, Empowerment, Inspirational Speakers, Media, Producers and Directors, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy travel from?

    Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy generally travels from New York, NY, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tiffany Shlain, Rives, Catherine Mohr, JoAnn Kuchera-Morin and Robert Hammond. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Speaker Videos

  • Beyond The Oscars — A Conversation With Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
    Oscar-winning filmmaker, Asia 21 Young Leader, and Asia Game Changer Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy discusses ...
    Davos 2017
    Join a conversation between leading filmmakers Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy from Pakistan and Karan Johar from India on their journeys as artists in the Indian subcontinent and on the power of film for...
  • Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy Oscars acceptance speech 2016
    Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy becomes the first Pakistani who win Oscar Award Two times.

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