Yes, it is needless to say many women around the world would love to be Sharmeen Obaid. If not for her Oscar win and nomination, then certainly for the latest selfie that has been doing the rounds on social media!
— Sharmeen Obaid (@sharmeenochinoy) January 22, 2016
The Pakistani filmmaker was in Davos and had the chance to listen to the handsome Justin Trudeau talk about gender diversity at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2016 held in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. Trudeau, who is feverishly popular in Canada and around the world not only for his stellar good looks but also for his liberal policies and willingness to build bridges with refugees, minorities and people of other cultures.
Sharmeen Obaid’s latest film “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness” has also been nominated for an Academy Award.