actress | journalist | activist
Neha Maqsood is a 21-year-old journalist who has written for multiple publications including Media Diversified, Rife Magazine, The Tempest, Brown Girl Magazine, Sister-hood and many more. Her poetry been featured and is forthcoming in various literary journals like honey & lime, Black Bough Press, Another New Calligraphy, Turnpike Magazine and more.
For her efforts in tackling discrimination against people of colour and increasing South Asian representation in Britain, she was listed as the 100 Most Influential BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) personalities in Bristol. In 2019, Neha was a finalist at for the International Alumni of the Year at the PIEoneer Awards at Guildhall, London.
She also starred in the 2018 film, Sisters in Arms, which premiered at multiple international film festivals in Toronto, Los Angeles, London, Kerry and Dingle. She recently acquired a Global Health degree (with Honors) from the Imperial College London School of Medicine.
She is currently based in Karachi, Pakistan.