Zahra Nader


Zahra Nader is an Afghan-Canadian journalist and Editor-in-Chief of Zan Times, a digital platform that covers human rights violations in Afghanistan with a focus on women, LGBTQI community and environmental issues. She started her career as a journalist in 2011 in Kabul and joined The New York Times bureau in 2016. In February 2023, she received the Kathy Gannon Legacy Award from the Coalition For Women In Journalism. She is currently based in Toronto, Canada, pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies at York University.