Alum Earns Emmy Nomination

UsmaniWe are thrilled to share the news that Safyah Zafar Usmani (MFA ’15) has received two Daytime Emmy nominations for Fundamental: Gender Justice, No Exceptions.  Co-produced by Usmani and Shahrukh Waheed and directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, the five-episode international documentary series has been nominated in the categories of Outstanding Short-Form Daytime Non-Fiction Program and Outstanding Directing Team for a Single-Camera Daytime Non-Fiction Program.

The documentary series follows dynamic gender justice activists from five countries who are disrupting the status quo by agitating and organizing to create safe spaces and a safer world for other women, girls, and other historically marginalized people and communities globally.

The Daytime Emmy Awards Lifestyle Programming ceremony will be live-streamed on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 8 p.m. ET.

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