Seema Yasmin

Dr. Seema Yasmin is an Emmy Award-winning journalist, medical doctor, and author. She holds a medical degree from the University of Cambridge and trained in journalism at the University of Toronto. She is the author of four books including Muslim Women Are Everything (HarperCollins, 2020) and the forthcoming If God is a Virus: Poems (Haymarket, 2021). A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news reporting with her team from The Dallas Morning News, she is a fiction fellow of the Kundiman and Tin House workshops. Yasmin served as an officer in the Epidemic Intelligence Service and is director of the Stanford Health Communication Initiative and clinical assistant professor of medicine at Stanford University.