- Speak For ChangeAssistant Editor, 2011 - 2012
Hello, Aloha, Shalom, Buenos Diaz and Salam! I am Hibah Naz, a 21 year-old blogger on the verge of becoming an aspiring journalist and a creative make-up artist. I spell my name with an 'H' at the end because it clings with the way it's pronounced in Arabic (since it's a name commonly known among Arabs).
I am a workaholic, bookworm, blogger, and a serious shopaholic - I literally shop till I drop! I like listening to whatever has a good rhythm or tune. Devouring chocolate cakes, making new dresses, doing people's make-overs, skimming through fashion magazines and staring at the seasons' best dresses and collecting stuff like dolls, keychains, jewelry, and other stuff is what I love to do. I am a daughter of an adventurous and knowledgeable mother, and a wife of a creative and intelligent husband. I love both of them.
Born in 1991 in New York, U.S.A to Pakistani parents, I completed elementary education there. In 2002, I travelled to Islamabad Pakistan and studied at an Arabic Institution, Mahd-ul-Lughat-ul-Arabia, where I learned basic Arabic grammar (along with communicating in the language), and the translation of the Holy Quran. In 2004, I moved to Karachi with my mother and live here till date. I have been homeschooled (completely support it) throughout my life and graduated in 2012.
I started off my career from teaching students at schools and tutoring them at home. I begun working professionally in 2011 when I was employed as a content writer for Personality Quotient. Then onwards I became a part of an organization called, Speak For Change and its media arm 24/7 Online TV. I was entitled as the assistant editor of the website, and have had the experience of being able to host and produce different shows on the web channel, 24/7 Online TV.
I used to record vlogs while I worked at Speak For Change some of which went viral. One of my greatest achievements at Speak For Change was a vlog on Senator Aitzaz Ahsan titled, Aitzaz Ahsan Kay Naam Aik Paighaam (A message for Aitzaz Ahsan), when he was representing as the lawyer to Ex-Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani in the Swiss Bank Case. The vlog became popular not only on social media platforms but also on national television where it was played on different channels. I even received calls from anchorpersons requesting me to join them on their talk shows.
Apart from that, I've also written content for a couple of iPhone Applications and handled other tasks such as researching information and collecting data.
I believe in becoming 'a jack of all trades and master of those I'm passionate of', which are becoming a journalist and make-up artists. For now, my future plans are to continue higher education and offer my professional skills to any organization that I can lead and enhance more of my potential. I am determined to attempt the CSS Examinations in Pakistan. So concluding this, after five years, I see myself accomplishing that degree, on my way to becoming a good journalist and an original, one-of-a-kind make-up artist - one that doesn't make females look like cartoons, and intend to have visited at least three foreign countries one of which (I'm counting on it) is Brazil!