Faces You Don't Know About

who make things happen


Board of Directors

People who call the shots


Syed Ommer Amer


Dedicated, determined perfectionist who talks and dreams a bit too much

Email: ommer.a@daastan.com

Hafsa Idrees

Director Sales and Growth

Co-founder Daastan who looks after international growth and partnerships

Email: hafsa.i@daastan.com

Maham Khalid

Legal Advisor

Lawyer-in-making on a mission to change perception of mental health

Email: maham.k@daastan.com

Aimen Siddiqui

Director Content

Loves to read. Write. Travel. Correct people’s grammar for a living.

Email: aimen.s@daastan.com


Sidra Amin

Director Publishing

She is one of the founding member of Daastan who develops policies to improve content quality

Email: sidra@daastan.com

Board of Editors

People who maintain quality


Safwa Mir


Avid reader, occasional writer and insightful critic on a mission to launch authors


Zahra Akbar

English Editor

With a Masters Degree in Literature, she is enroute to exploring mystical world of words

Bushra Mustafa, Daastan, Freelance Writer

Bushra Mustafa

Urdu Editor

Published author and Fellow at Code for Pakistan who is an expert content marketeer

Board of Creatives

People who blow your mind away


Momina Latif, Daastan, Freelance Writer

Momina Latif

Director Design

A visual artist whose magical designs steal hearts of our literary community

Waneeza Zaheer, Daastan, Freelance Writer

Waneeza Zaheer

Design Aficionado

Ecstatic, rapturous engineer who designs awe-inspiring art to melt hearts

Karam Hayat

Director Music

Founder of Moonlight Studios who mesmerizes crowd with his melodious tunes

Board of Marketeers

People who tell you about us


Areesh Fatmee

Director Public Relations

TEDx speaker, award winning debater and the youngest Pakistani free verse poetry writer

Nauman Shahid, Daastan, Freelance Writer

Nauman Shahid

Managing Director

Makes people aware of what we do through his public speaking skills

Momina Asif

Chief of Staff

Her undying love of tweeting and instagramming about books and literature keeps her busy

Alina Anjum

Operations Manager

Specializing in satisfying local and international clients through formal correspondence