Americans for Democracy and Justice in Pakistan is an all volunteer, non-profit organization.



To educate the media, political leaders and the public about the importance of supporting democracy and democratic institutions in Pakistan.




syedaSyeda Kazim, Esq. is a native Texan and is currently an Attorney based in Washington, DC. She attended University in Austin, Texas and received a BA in Economics with a focus on International Development. Syeda developed a strong sense of devotion for the nonprofit sector while volunteering for a not -for-profit organization that assisted South Asian women suffering from domestic violence in Austin, Texas. She is also proud of her career-long grassroots organizing work, mobilizing hundreds of South Asian Americans across Houston to vote. Consequently, Syeda is very passionate about promoting democracy and the rule of law in developing countries. Syeda is also fluent in Urdu and Hindi.



Waris HusainWaris Husain, Esq, LL.m. is an adjunct professor at the Howard University School of Law and holds a Juris Doctorate and LLM specializing in international law. He is also the co-founder and managing editor of South Asia Jurist. He tweets @warishusain.






Farahnaz IspahaniFarahnaz Ispahani is a Politician, Writer, Women & Minority Rights advocate. Ms Ispahani is currently a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center. Previously, she served as a member of Parliament and Media Advisor to the President of Pakistan. In Parliament Ms Ispahani focused on the issues of terrorism, human rights, minority rights and US-Pakistan relations.She graduated from Wellesley College in Massachusetts, majoring in political science. Ms. Ispahani was also chosen by Foreign Policy as a Top 100 Global Thinker for 2012. She is on Twitter @fispahani.





Seth OldmixonSeth Oldmixon is an award winning political consultant who provides expertly crafted communications for political candidates and advocacy organizations. A lifelong political junkie, Seth volunteered for his first campaign as a teenager in 1992. In 2005, Seth moved to Bangladesh as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer where he fell in love with South Asia. He holds a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. Seth is the man behind the Americans for Pakistan blog and the Twitter account, @USAforPAK.