About Me: My name is Sehrish Shaban and I am going to be leading the video module for Voices of Our Future.

A little bit about myself- I am a journalist, documentary filmmaker, media trainer and consultant. I have been part of the multimedia journalism revolution since 2005 when I started my career at Washington Post Newsweek Interactive. Since then, I have reported and produced content for washingtonpost.com, PBS NewsHour and NYTimes.com, Geo Television, DawnNews, Doordarshan amongst other international media outlets. Most recently I was producing video as part of the launch team for an award wining multimedia business news site at Thomson Reuters in New York. As a media trainer and consultant I have developed curriculum and trained journalists in investigative reporting, photojournalism and video production as well as in ethics and leadership. I also consult organizations in developing and implementing result oriented communication strategy. I have a B.A. in Foreign Affairs and Women’s Studies from the University of Virginia and a digital media production diploma from the New York Film Academy.

I currently live in Delhi with my husband Abhishek.

My Passions: grassroots media, South Asia, video for change

My Challenges: Understanding and finding ways to improve my environment and society

My Vision for the Future: For media to be an equilising tool around the world

My Areas of Expertise: video, social media, media strategy, documentary, Pakistan, India

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Hello Sehrish!

It's great to have you in the PulseWire community, especially as you're here to contribute something quite valuable to the 30 VOF Correspondents. I hope you find the experience well worth it.

I know that your participation will reap great rewards for you and everyone else.

Udoka Chiefe


Welcome! It's great to have you here. I'm sure you'll have a fantastic time working with the VOF correspondents. I'm very intrigued by your work history and your vision for the future. I look forward to your contributions to the Pulse Wire community and to hearing about your experiences.

In friendship, Jasmine

Welcome on board the VOF Correspondent Program of World Pulse. I am sure it will be a worthwhile, fulfilling and rewarding experience for you; a noteworthy addition to your already loaded and inspiring portfolio/profile. You would no doubt enjoy ever bit of the listening, sharing and networking that happens in this community.


Olanike Olugboji

Dear Sehrish,

Thank you for sharing your background and experiences and for becoming involved with the inspirational World Pulse online community. I'm excited to learn more about you and your journey working with the VOF video module!

Warm welcome, Katie

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!