Nelofer Pazira-Fisk is an award-winning Afghan-Canadian author, film director,and journalist who has written, produced and directed documentaries about Afghanistan. Nelofer was president of PEN Canada and worked for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Her 2006 memoir A Bed of Red Flowers: In Search of My Afghanistan was named winner of the Drainie-Taylor Biography Prize in Canada. She is the founder of Dyana Afghan Women’s Fund, a charity providing education and skills training for women in Afghanistan.