Maryam Afnan Ahmad
Maryam Afnan Ahmad is a chronic expat, a recovering perfectionist and a mom being raised by her two Third Culture Kids. Maryam is also half of a Pakistani diplomatic couple and her husband’s job has taken the family to China, USA and now to Switzerland.
Maryam is a lifelong student, excited about sharing her learning from life with others through teaching, training, speaking, writing and volunteering.
Originally an MBA, she has taught at university level and provided corporate and personal development training to adults including at NUST Business School, Islamabad and with Franklin Covey, Pakistan.
She has also taught elementary students at Edlin School, Virginia, USA and the PYP program at International School of Islamabad.
She co-authored Slurping Soup & Other Confusions with a group of international mothers and parent trainers while in Beijing. It was the first true story based journal and activity book of its kind, designed to help 3-12 year olds when transitioning between cultures. It has been used by children, educators and parents over the last 10 years.
Maryam has volunteered, presented at and also served previously on the FIGT Board. She also was a Parfitt Pascoe Writing Resident at FIGT2018, and co-authored Insights and Interviews from the 2018 Families in Global Transition Conference.
Contact Maryam at firstname.lastname@example.org.