Saara Chaudry is a four-time Canadian Screen Award-winning actor, an advocate and a student. She has worked on many TV shows and animated projects, including being the voice of Parvana in the Oscar, Golden Globe, and Canadian Screen Award nominated feature film, The Breadwinner (2018), and the Disney+ series The Muppets Mayhem (2023).
She is currently studying at Harvard University and is an advocate for gender and racial equality, as well as girls’ education. Saara has also been a contributor of CBC Kids News based on her interest in global issues and was nominated for a number of awards, winning a Global Youth News Media Prize for her continuing coverage of the pandemic through her CBC COVID-19 Explainer series.
Saara has chaired the UNICEF Canada Youth Activism Summits for the past four years and in her role as UNICEF Canada Ambassador, is the host of UNICEF Canada’s For Every Child podcast and a strong advocate of the organization’s work on social media.