Samar Minallah Named Chang-Lin Tien Visiting Fellow

Program Year: 2011

Ms. Samar Minallah, Executive Director, Ethnomedia, a distinguished activist and documentary film maker, Ms. Minallah explored a range of issues pertaining to human rights, advocacy for women, and social media through a professional affiliation with the San Francisco-based Global Fund for Women and networking with domestic and international organizations. She also presented her groundbreaking video productions on the status of women in Pakistan.

The Asia Foundation Chang-Lin Tien Fellows Program was established to foster exchanges for leaders to meet and interact with their counterparts in Asia and the U.S. The fellowship honors the late Dr. Chang-Lin Tien, former Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, for his many accomplishments in science, higher education, and community affairs. It was created to highlight Dr. Tien’s assuming the chairmanship of The Asia Foundation Board of Trustees in 1999.