Fahmida is a Pulitzer Prize and Golden Kite winning illustrator and storyteller. Her work is wide ranging, including editorial illustration, graphic journalism, and illustrated children’s books. Her work in graphic journalism illuminates complex social, political, and systemic inequity through a personal lens. She has appeared in publications such as NPR, The New Humanitarian, Insider, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Nib, Scientific American, The Independent, and many more. She was born in Bangladesh and raised in the US. She received her BFA in Communication Arts from VCU. She’s currently based in Seattle, Washington where she’s tinkering away at her debut graphic novel, Mega Megha (Scholastic Graphix, 2025).