Sidra Iqbal

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Affiliation: BLINCK
Country: Pakistan
Email: iqbal.sidra [at]

Sidra Iqbal is a television journalist from Pakistan, who is currently associated with the State TV network, PTV News. She hosts and produces the network's top current affairs and news show, Insight with Sidra Iqbal. She is also the Founder and CEO of BLINCK, a thought leadership and youth capacity-building organization.[1] ICANN 52 in Singapore was her first ICANN conference, and she was an ICANN Fellow. She believes that optimism is her greatest strength, and she aspires to be a positive influence and inspiration for Pakistani youth and would like to "create opportunities and platforms where they can better express their thoughts and talents", as well as "play a role in bridging the communication gap between the young people in Pakistan and the world.[1]

Amongst her proudest life achievements, she lists winning the English Speaking Union's International Public Speaking Championship at the age of 15, and then being invited to receive her Winner's certificate from HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 ICANNWiki - ICANN 52 Intake Form, February 2015.