About Samra

Samra Zafar is an International Speaker, Human Rights Activist, Scholar, Author and Social Entrepreneur.

Arriving in Canada as a teenage bride in a forced marriage, Samra faced over a decade of oppression and opposition against her dream of getting an education. Refusing to give up, she pursued her education as a single mother while working multiple jobs and raising her daughters. Samra proudly graduated with a Masters degree in Economics with the highest distinction, winning over a dozen awards and scholarships. She was the first mature student to win the most prestigious John Moss Award, a $17k scholarship awarded annually to the single […]


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