• Saiyna Bashir is a Pakistani photojournalist currently based in Islamabad, with a focus on documenting migration, gender, healthcare, and climate change in her images.

    She has photographed women who survived acid attacks stemming from domestic violence, as well as the achievements of the transgender community in Pakistan.

    Saiyna has also contributed to leading media outlets including The New York Times, National Geographic Magazine and The Washington Post among others.

    Her recent work on “Covid-19 in Pakistan beyond the headlines” was supported by the National Geographic Society.

    She has also worked as a consultant photographer for UN agencies and other International NGOs.