Maryam Mir is a writer and aspiring filmmaker. Born in Germany, growing up in Bahrain, as a Canadian with roots in Kashmir and Kenya, she is fascinated by stories about identity, migration and outsider experience. She has previously worked as a strategist at SYPartners, a creative consultancy focused on transforming organizations through storytelling and design, and is currently pursuing her MFA in Film at NYU. In her spare time, she curates an Instagram of doodles @curlswirlgurl. Maryam is a 2019 Open City Fellow.