Sana Safi is a broadcast journalist, currently working for BBC World Service. She started her career as a presenter/producer for a children’s programme in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad before joining the BBC Afghan’s Afghan Woman Hour programme and main current affairs transmissions later. She is currently a presenter for BBC Pashto’s TV show which is a half-hour show, made up of local, regional, and international news. Safi was the first journalist to speak to Afghanistan’s Lebanese-American First Lady Rula Ghani in her first broadcast interview, after her husband Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai took office. Alongside Safi’s journalistic work, she is known for writing fiction. Safi tells the contrasting features of East and West and the similarities of human kind. Considering her background and upbringing, Safi does not shy away from some fundamental social issues in her stories. She has written about a wide range of topics, from sexual, and physical violence against women, to the dating, socializing and daily life of a young westerner. Safi is fluent in Pashto, Dari, and English.